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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A Cd concentration of 230 mg/kg was measured in a single adult female Harbor Seal in this study.
2011), implies harbor seal diet composition will vary both spatially and temporally, and thus complicate accurate diet assessment.
Harbor seals, which can be identified by their (http://www.
However, this information has not been compiled on a larger comparative scale to assess breadth of diet of the Harbor Seal populations in this overall region.
Steep declines in harbor seal counts have been documented at 2 glacial sites in Alaska (Hoover-Miller (4); Mathews and Pendleton, 2006; Womble et al.
representing late spring-early summer wolf diets; n = 68), whereas harbor seal was observed in 41% of wolf scats (Meiklejohn, 1994).
5,6) From 1982-1983, an H4N5 influenza virus caused a 2% to 4% mortality of harbor seals on Cape Cod.
In marine mammals, several subtypes of avian influenza A virus have caused epidemics in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) (3-6).
To learn how increases in the human population can affect animals' environments and behaviors, and how some people are helping to combat this problem for the harbor seals around Seattle, Washington.
In British Columbia and Washington State, the harbor seal has been used to identify regional POP hotspots (Ross et al.
The harbor seal population crashed in the late 1970s.
The New England harbor seal population has nearly quintupled in size since passage of the MMPA (Waring et al.