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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Recent observations

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

Date

June 25, 2016

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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cae1

Date

June 25, 2016

Description

Watched six seals being released back to the wild by the Marine Mammal Center.

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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ephraimz

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June 23, 2016 04:39 PM AKDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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montanaclan

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June 24, 2016 12:23 PM AKDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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mikepatterson

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June 22, 2016 09:53 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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mrfish33

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June 12, 2016

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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mrfish33

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June 12, 2016

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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salmonskyview

Date

June 20, 2016

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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sea-kangaroo

Date

June 18, 2016 05:46 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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hfabian

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June 18, 2016

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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chrispincetich

Date

June 18, 2016 03:21 PM PDT

Description

103 total hauled out

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

Date

June 17, 2016
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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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