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
  • Portuguese
    • Foca-comum

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Recent observations

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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thawkins35

Date

April 27, 2016 12:07 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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thefruithunter

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April 16, 2016 03:29 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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kfsaylor

Date

April 27, 2016

Place

Bandon, Or (Google, OSM)

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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anudibranchmom

Date

April 17, 2016 08:00 AM PDT

Description

Young pup

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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brook

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April 26, 2016 02:14 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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brook

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April 26, 2016 02:02 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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brook

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April 24, 2016 09:35 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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mchaney

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April 19, 2016 06:51 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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phill

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April 1, 2016 10:00 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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tin

Date

April 18, 2016 02:35 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jacobisaak14

Date

March 11, 2016

Place

Santa Cruz (Google, OSM)

Description

fat and round, had flippers

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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nanorca13

Date

April 21, 2016 02:10 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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