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The hooded seal (Cystophora cristata) is a large phocid found only in the central and western North Atlantic, ranging from Svalbard in the east to the Gulf of St.

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Sep 19, 2012 ... World's Weirdest: Freaks in the Ocean : SUN OCT 14 at 3P et/pt : http://animals. nationalgeographic.com/animals Nothing's manlier than flailing ...

Hooded Seals, Cystophora cristata ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Hooded Seals, Cystophora cristata, Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors,  ...

World's Weirdest: Hooded Seal - National Geographic


For male hooded seals looking for a mate, nothing's manlier than flailing around a hot-pink balloon.

ADW: Cystophora cristata: INFORMATION


Hooded seals are generally found from 47° to 80° N latitude. They occur along the eastern coast of North America north of Maine. Hooded seals also reach the ...

Cystophora cristata (Hooded Seal) - IUCN Red List


Taxonomic Notes: Morphometric and allozyme analyses, as well as molecular genetics analyses, suggest that Hooded Seals are a single panmictic population  ...

Hooded seals | 9 of the most bizarre animal mating habits | MNN ...


Jun 18, 2013 ... Female hooded seals have some unusual mate preferences: they're allured by males that have the most attractive nasal balloons. What are ...

Male Pink Hooded Seals Seek Females With Wild Show Of ...


Sep 27, 2012 ... Amongst male hooded seals, pink is certainly the hot commodity. Male hooded seals demonstrate their availability and manliness to available ...

Hooded seal Facts - Soft Schools


Hooded seal is a type of Arctic seal that belongs to the order Pinnipedia. Its closest relatives are seals, walruses and sea lions. Hooded seal inhabits North ...

Hooded Seal - NOAA Fisheries - National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...


Jan 15, 2015 ... Adult hooded seals have black heads and silver-gray coats with dark blotches of varying sizes and shapes across their bodies. Pups are called ...

Hooded Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Phocidae Genus: Cystophora
Species: Cystophora cristata
The hooded seal (Cystophora christata) is an arctic seal, which is named after a cap-like bulge essay on forehead and nose of the male that doesn’t hang down as with the elephant seal. The bulge develops when the seal is four... More »
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Hooded Seal - the Seal Conservation Society!


So named because of the inflatable crest or hood on the adult male's forehead, the ice-breeding hooded seal is found in deep waters in the far north Atlantic ...

Hooded seal video - Cystophora cristata - 12 | ARKive


Male hooded seals displaying and fighting - View incredible Hooded seal videos - Cystophora cristata - on ARKive.

Hooded Seal - Sea World


DESCRIPTION: Hooded seals have a light gray to blue-gray coloration with irregularly shaped light or dark blotches. MALE, Males exhibit a characteristic ...