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 ...
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 ...
Taxonomic Notes: Morphometric and allozyme analyses, as well as molecular
genetics analyses, suggest that Hooded Seals are a single panmictic population
May 15, 2007 ... A hooded seal mother and pup on a North Atlantic ice flow. Pups double their
weight during just four days of nursing, after which the baby seal ...
Male hooded seals have a fleshy sac above the nostrils that they can inflate. It
grows as the animal gets older, and looks a lot like a hood over the nose—thus ...
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 large grayish seal with dark spots that is found in open
waters of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Hooded seals range from the