harbor seal

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harbor seal

the common seal, 5 to 6 ft long, up to 300 lb body weight, and a good performer in captive aquatic shows. Called also Phoca vitulina.
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2008 Evaluating quantitative fatty acid signature analysis (QFASA) using harbour seals Phoca vitulina richardsi in captive feeding studies.
Diving behaviour of lactating harbour seals and their pups during maternal foraging trips.
The post-breeding distributions of ice-breeding harbour seal (Phoca largha) and ribbon seal (Phoca fasciata) in the southern Sea of Okhotsk.
The harbour seals share their outdoor home with a pair of California sea lions, Lucy and Finn.
Seasonal and between-year variations in the diet of harbour seals in the Moray Firth, Scotland.
Herd formation and haul-out behaviour in harbour seals (Phoca vitulina).
The harbour seal pup weighed around five kilogrammes when he was born, but has already started piling on weight, with the help of mum Selina.
A team of volunteers is needed to work alongside experts from the Trust and the Industries Nature Conservation Association (INCA) to monitor grey seal and harbour seal numbers present in the river at the Tees Barrage during the peak migration period for salmon and sea trout.
The spokeswoman added: "If you do see grey seal pups on shore do not go near them as their mothers leave them on shore while they go to feed, unlike the harbour seal who take the young with them.
Seal expert Dr Ian Robinson said the harbour seal could now face extinction.
Stomach contents and feces as indicators of harbour seal foods in the Gulf of Alaska.