The northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) is one of two species of
elephant seal It is a member of the family Phocidae ("true seals"). Elephant seals
The northern elephant seal is the second largest seal in the world, after the
southern elephant seal. The elephant seal is in the phocid, or true seal, family.
Renowned for their long migration distances and their incredible diving abilities,
Northern elephant seals, so named because of their long elephant-like noses, ...
Northern elephant seals are found in the coastal waters of the Pacific Ocean from
the Gulf of Alaska down to Baja California. Foraging migrations by males and ...
Descriptions and articles about the Northern Elephant Seal, scientifically known
as Mirounga angustirostris in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; B...
Range Description: Northern Elephant Seals are a wide ranging pelagic species
that occurs throughout most of the eastern Pacific Ocean north of the 27°N ...
On land, this enormous marine mammal may be a lumbering mass of blubber,
but once in water the northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) transforms
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Mar 2, 2014 ... Twice each year, the magnificent California coastline serves as a destination for
one of earth's most remarkable animal migrations as scores of ...
May 24, 2013 ... The male elephant seals are known to have aggressive, bloody battles with each
other to obtain dominance during mating season. They use ...
Northern elephant seals are in the family Phocidae. They have short, coarse grey
or brown fur and a very thick blubber layer that insulates them from cold water.