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Harbor seals primarily consume fish, shellfish and crustaceans, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Office of Protected Resources. However, M...

Harbor Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Phocidae Genus: Phoca
Species: Phoca vitulina
The gregarious Harbor Seal spends much time basking on beaches and rocky shores, sometimes alone but usually with several other individuals, and occasionally in groups numbering in the thousands. Whether alone or in a group... More »
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Harbor seal


The harbor (or harbour) seal (Phoca vitulina), also known as the common seal, is a true seal found along temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the Northern ...

Harbor Seal Info Book | SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment


Meet the harbor seal and learn all about this spotted and shy Pinniped species.

The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation offers cruises to delight visitors and to make the public aware of the wealth of marine life that swims in our waters. The foundation's goal is to return these animals to the water after they have been treat... More »
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Atlantic harbor seal - New England Aquarium


Harbor seals have gray or brown fur with dark and light spots, and each one looks different from the others. Visit the harbor seals at the Aquarium to see

Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina) - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA ...


Oct 8, 2014 ... ESA Candidate Species - harbor seals in Iliamna Lake (AK) MMPA - Harbor seals, like all marine mammals, are protected under the MMPA.

Harbour Seal - the Seal Conservation Society!


Harbour seals have a rounded head and muzzle, with the adult bod shape resembling a larger version of juveniles. The pattern of harbour seal coats varies  ...

Harbor Seals - National Park Service


Harbor Seal Pup. When you walk along a trail overlooking the numerous pocket beaches of Point Reyes, you may catch a glimpse of shy harbor seals (Phoca ...

Harbor Seals, Phoca vitulina ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Harbor Seals, Phoca vitulina, Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors, life ...

Popular Q&A
Q: What are the enemies of a harbor seal?
A: sharks , orca whales, and humans. Read More »
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Q: What surrounds a harbor seal?
A: Rich fur covers the harbor seal. (Phoca vitulina) Beneath the fur, and under their skin, is a layer of fatty tissue known as. blubber. See the Related Link list... Read More »
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Q: How to Identify Harbor Seals
A: The harbor seal, northern fur seal, California sea lion, Steller sea lion and northern elephant seal are the five species of pinnipeds a visitor might see at Po... Read More »
Source: www.nps.gov
Q: What is harbor seal?
A: n. A hair seal (Phoca vitulina) of coastal waters of the Northern Hemisphere, having a spotted coat. Read More »
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The Marine Mammal Center : Pacific Harbor Seal


Pacific harbor seals have spotted coats in a variety of shades from white or silver- gray to black or dark brown. They reach five to six feet (1.7-1.9 m) in length and ...