Classification
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  • Portuguese
    • Foca-comum
  • 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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 16, 2014

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Square

What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 9, 2014

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What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 14, 2014

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What

Harbor seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 14, 2014

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What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 12, 2014

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What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

dpom

Date

September 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

harbor seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

tsoleau

Date

August 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 9, 2014 08:15 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 9, 2014 07:46 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

hawnzd

Date

November 22, 2013

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Description

Six small individuals were observed at an event called "Pier Peer" where lights are lowed into the water and animals are attracted to the lights. They were taking advantage of the easy eats.

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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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