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 ...
Taxonomic Notes: Morphometric and allozyme analyses, as well as molecular
genetics analyses, suggest that Hooded Seals are a single panmictic population
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DESCRIPTION: Hooded seals have a light gray to blue-gray coloration with
irregularly shaped light or dark blotches. MALE, Males exhibit a characteristic ...
Sep 27, 2012 ... Amongst male hooded seals, pink is certainly the hot commodity. Male hooded
seals demonstrate their availability and manliness to available ...