Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Harbor Seal
    • Harbour Seal
    • Common Seal
  • Scientific Names
    • Phoca vitulina
  • French
    • phoque commun
    • PHOQUE VEAU-MARIN
  • German
    • Seehund
  • Italian
    • Foca comune
  • Spanish
    • Foca moteada
    • Foca común

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Recent observations

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

Date

August 30, 2014

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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tiwane

Date

August 30, 2014 07:11 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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dpom

Date

August 27, 2014

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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markmckee

Date

August 24, 2014 08:07 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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tigerhawkvok

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August 21, 2014 06:35 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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danielled83

Date

August 23, 2014 11:48 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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dpom

Date

August 23, 2014

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

Date

August 22, 2014

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 22, 2014 09:48 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 22, 2014 09:35 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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pinky

Date

August 20, 2014 07:59 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 21, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The harbor (or harbour) seal (Phoca vitulina), also known as the common seal, is a true seal found along temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the Northern Hemisphere. The most widely distributed of pinniped (walruses, eared seals, and true seals), they are found in coastal waters of the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans, the Baltic and North Seas.

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