Classification
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All Names

  • Korean
    • 잔점박이물범
  • 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
  • Portuguese
    • Foca-comum

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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robvanepps

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June 25, 2016 02:32 PM EDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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birdgal5

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September 22, 2007 09:11 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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slrtweedale

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December 2, 2016

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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zelicaon

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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December 3, 2016 12:28 PM PST

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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amunguia1

Date

October 1, 2016 11:46 AM MDT

Description

Phoca Vitulina
Animal was respiring.

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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awijker

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December 3, 2016 01:53 PM CET

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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kimssight

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December 3, 2016 01:22 PM PST

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jlayman

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December 3, 2016 02:22 PM EST

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

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December 2, 2016 11:56 AM PST

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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lmcunn20

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June 23, 2016 02:05 PM EDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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hawnzd

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October 31, 2016 12:05 PM PDT
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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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