Inside Lackeys and separate from the gray seals. Usually don't see them here. Unless they are very young grays. Can't tell with my phone.
Several of these pinnipeds were hauled out on the log booms with Bonaparte's Gulls, Mew Gulls, Glaucous-winged x Western Gull hybrids, California Gulls, and Black Turnstones.
Swimming on the bay side of the Palo Alto tide gate
9 individuals on red ledge. No pics
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.