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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nanorca13

Date

August 2, 2015 09:32 PM PDT

Description

Harbour Seal with pup.

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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dpom

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August 3, 2015 11:12 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 18, 2015 06:39 PM PDT

Description

Lone seal.

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 18, 2015 06:21 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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angelemarie

Date

July 6, 2015 12:38 PM PDT

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angelemarie

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July 6, 2015 12:56 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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th0th

Date

August 1, 2015

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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colinmorita

Date

July 26, 2015 07:50 AM CDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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brimbles2

Date

July 29, 2015 12:59 PM EDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

Date

July 27, 2015

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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dpadley

Date

July 8, 2015 04:09 PM PDT

Place

Nanaimo B (Google, OSM)

Description

Head of gabrielina passage. Vancouver Island group

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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cyric

Date

July 24, 2015 05:10 PM EDT

Description

A young Harbor Seal at Oakland Beach hanging out late into the summer.

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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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