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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There was no evidence that seasonal flu vaccines protected against the harbor seal virus.
The resulting estimates provide new insights into harbor seal predation on depressed fish populations and reveal dietary heterogeneity on spatial, demographic, and individual scales.
6) Another case occurred during a study of experimental infection of harbor seals with A/Seal/Mass/1/80 (H7N7) when an infected seal sneezed into the face and right eye of an investigator.
Given our concern that body weight (~ age) of the harbor seal pups might influence either contaminant concentrations or thyroid end points, we conducted regressions between body weight and contaminant concentrations, TH concentrations, and TR levels.
Most harbor seal data describe the populations by state rather than by stock.
The region of the San Juan Islands and eastern bays is an area where many fish species of conservation concern occur and also an area where the majority of the harbor seal population resides in the inland waters of Washington State.
Moderate attachment of avian influenza A viruses to the trachea and bronchi of harbor seals suggests high susceptibility to and efficient transmission of these viruses.
The subsistence harvest of harbor seal and sea lion by Alaska natives in 1992.
The distribution, abundance and selected prey of harbor seal, Phoca vitulina concolor, in southern New England.
The Pacific harbor seal (hereafter referred to as the harbor seal) is a small phocid seal common to waters along the west coast of North America.
Pacific harbor seals are raising pups, Elephant seals are molting and California sea lions are migrating south with stops on Oregon beaches.
On this lesser-visited sliver of the Sonoma Coast, the biggest crowd might very well be a gaggle of harbor seals right near the mouth.