harp seal

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Related to Phoca groenlandica: Pagophilus groenlandicus, harp seal
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Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), gray seals (Halichoerus grypus), harp seals (Phoca groenlandica), and hooded seals (Cystophora cristata) are all "true seals" of the family Phocidae, and should not be confused with the sea lions commonly seen at zoos or in aquarium shows.
Perhaps the most controversial hunt in the long history of sealing involved the harvest of the harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) in the Gulf of St.
Effect of a low-fat diet on body composition and blubber fatty acids of captive harp seals (Phoca groenlandica).
Growth in Northwest Atlantic harp seals Phoca groenlandica. J.
Ascaridoid nematodes from the stomach of harp seals, Phoca groenlandica, from Newfoundland and Labrador.
Metabolizable energy requirements for maintenance and faecal and urinary losses of juvenile harp seals (Phoca groenlandica).
In addition, we cannot exclude the presence of harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) and harp seal (Phoca groenlandica), both migratory species.
They feed primarily on ringed seal (Phoca hispida), bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), and harp seal (Phoca groenlandica), and less commonly on beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas), narwhal (Monodon monoceros), and walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) (Lono, 1970; Stirling and Archibald, 1977; Smith, 1980; Lowry et al., 1987; Smith and Sjare, 1990; Rugh and Shelden, 1993; Stirling and Oritsland, 1995).