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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Find out what's known about Hooded Seals, Cystophora cristata, Mammalia,
Carnivora, Phocidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors,
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 ...
For male hooded seals looking for a mate, nothing's manlier than flailing around
a hot-pink balloon.
The hooded seal owes its name to the striking nasal appendage that adorns the
head of sexually mature males. The wide, fleshy muzzle of adult males usually ...
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 ...
DESCRIPTION: Hooded seals have a light gray to blue-gray coloration with
irregularly shaped light or dark blotches. MALE, Males exhibit a characteristic ...
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 ...
Taxonomic Notes: Morphometric and allozyme analyses, as well as molecular
genetics analyses, suggest that Hooded Seals are a single panmictic population