Weddell seals prey upon fish, squid and octopus, prawns and crabs, although their diet may vary slightly based on seasonal changes, according to TravelWild. Their favorite fish spe...
The Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii), a "true seal", is named after Sir James Weddell, commander of British sealing expeditions in the Weddell Sea. They occur in large numbers and inhabit the circumpolar region of the southern...
The Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddellii, is a relatively large and abundant
true seal (family: Phocidae) with a circumpolar distribution surrounding Antarctica
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This funny pair of Weddell seals
is found in the Terre Adélie region of the Antarctic in the Disneynature film Oceans . Weddell seals
spend most of their time diving for fish, krill, and squid in icy cold waters under sheets of ice. They can stay under water for up to... More »
Weddell seals are found near the fast ice of the Antarctic continent, and some
nearby islands. The Weddell seals do not migrate very far. Weddell seals usually
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Predators: Killer whales, Weddell seals were taken as one of the main food
sources for sledge dogs when these were used in Antarctica from 1899 to 1994,
Learn more about the Weddell seal - with amazing Weddell seal videos, photos
and facts on ARKive.
All photographs depicting Weddell seals were taken under NMFS Permit No. 763
-1485-00 issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Aug 12, 2010 ... Scientific name: Leptonychotes weddellii. Weddell seals belong to a group of
seals known as Phocidae or true seals. The most commonly ...