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walrus

very large, up to 3500 lb, 15 to 20 ft long, pinniped similar to true seals. They are hairless, although furred at birth, fish-eaters with hindlimbs used for walking on land and the males have large, down-pointed tusks up to 20 inches long. Called also Odobenus rosmarus subspp., e.g. O. rosmarus divergens.
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A variety of pinnipeds were seen: 83 walruses, Odobenus rosmarus; 2 Steller sea lions, Eumetopias jubatus; 2 harbor seals, and 6 unidentified pinnipeds), but no spotted seals were identified.
2010); to walruses, Odobenus clever gens (Burns, 1993); and to beluga whales, Delphincymerus leucas (Richard et al.
5 8670 [+ or -] 25 43977 Balaena mysticetus 66 8595 [+ or -] 25 43978 Balaena mysticetus 56 8305 [+ or -] 20 S-3512 Odobenus rosmarus 38.
Predation on a ringed seal, Phoca hispida, and a black guillemot, Cepphus grylle, by a Pacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus divergens.
phalanx > 45 130 Beta 189289 peat wood > 45 200 Beta 189290 peat wood > 45 130 Beta 189291 Mammut americanum cuboid 1290 [+ or -] 40 Beta 224129 Ursus maritimus humerus 15 290 [+ or -] 70 Beta 185982 Odobenus rosmarus radius 45 630 [+ or -] 1580 Beta 70839 Odobenus rosmarus mandible Age ([.
Key words: walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, satellite tag, genetic, isotope, contaminant
Key words: walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, aerial survey, digital photography, satellite telemetry, haul-out behaviour, Svalbard