Classification
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  • 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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philwarren

Date

July 21, 2016 01:05 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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dpom

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July 21, 2016 11:23 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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slager

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July 19, 2016

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

Date

July 19, 2016 01:57 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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dave-barry

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July 18, 2016 10:04 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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loloscheiner

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July 6, 2016 05:48 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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wendy5

Date

July 16, 2016 06:51 PM MST

Description

Dozens of Harbor Seals relaxed on the beaches of Protection Island, or bobbed in the water.

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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benwalker

Date

July 16, 2016 02:58 PM PDT

Description

A large group of harbor seals with color ranging from gray to brown. The majority are lying on the beach but some are swimming in the ocean.

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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galianokayaks

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May 14, 2016 06:10 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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galianokayaks

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April 18, 2016 03:15 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jmaughn

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July 13, 2016 02:47 PM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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jvproffitt

Date

May 24, 2016 10:59 AM CDT
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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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