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The grey seal is found on both shores of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a large seal of the family Phocidae or "true seals". It is the only species classified in the genus Halichoerus. It...

Gray Seals, Halichoerus grypus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Gray Seals, Halichoerus grypus, Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors, life ...

Gray Seal Pupping Cam - Oceans - explore


oceans: gray seal pupping cam. During the shortest days of the year, hundreds of gray seals clamber onto Seal Island for an extraordinary mass breeding event.

ADW: Halichoerus grypus: INFORMATION


The grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) occurs in temperate and subarctic waters on both ... Land-breeding gray seals are polygynous, with males competing to ...

Cape Cod Seals | Center for Coastal Studies


Different species of seals occupy NE waters, but only two types remain throughout the year; Harbor and gray seals are often sighted throughout the year in the ...

Cute Killers? Gray Seals Maul, Suffocate Seals and Porpoises ...


Feb 3, 2015 ... Big-eyed and adorable, gray seals are also surprising killers, skinning and eating harbor seals and porpoises in the North Sea, according to ...

Grey Seal - the Seal Conservation Society!


Grey seals are found on both sides of the north Atlantic Ocean, separated into three distinct populations. The western Atlantic population is centred in the ...

Gray Seal | Diet, Pictures & Facts of Gray Seals


The Gray Seal is one of the rarest species of seal on Earth. They are a member of the “true seals” family phocidae.

Gray Seal (Halichoerus grypus) :: NOAA Fisheries


Jan 15, 2015 ... The scientific name of the gray seal, Halichoerus grypus, is Latin for "hook-nosed "; males have large, arched snouts. Gray seals are sometimes ...

GRAY SEAL - Northeast Fisheries Science Center


GRAY SEAL (Halichoerus grypus grypus): Western North Atlantic Stock. STOCK DEFINITION AND GEOGRAPHIC RANGE. The gray seal is found on both sides ...

Gray Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Phocidae Genus: Halichoerus
Species: Halichoerus grypus
The highly gregarious Gray Seal does not undertake well-defined, long-distance migrations, although the pups disperse quite widely. The species dives to 475 feet (145 m) and can remain submerged for 20 minutes. It gathers in groups... More »
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Gray Seal - Seal Facts and Information


The Gray Seal is one that many people have seen in pictures. It is found along the North Atlantic Ocean on both sides of it.

Halichoerus grypus (Gray Seal, Grey Seal) - IUCN Red List


Taxonomic Notes: Two subspecies are recognized: Halichoerus grypus grypus in the western and eastern North Atlantic and H. g. macrorynchus in the Baltic ...

Grey seal (eastern Atlantic population) videos, photos and facts ...


Information from ARKive including images and videos of the eastern Atlantic population.