Cystophora cristata


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Noun1.Cystophora cristata - medium-sized blackish-grey seal with large inflatable sac on the headCystophora cristata - medium-sized blackish-grey seal with large inflatable sac on the head; of Arctic and northern Atlantic waters
earless seal, hair seal, true seal - any of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers
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The interaction between offshore cod trawlers and harp seals, Phoca groenlandica, and hooded seals, Cystophora cristata, off Newfoundland, Canada.
Birth to weaning in 4 days: remarkable growth in the hooded seal, Cystophora cristata.
A re-discovered whelping population of hooded seals Cystophora cristata Erxleben and its possible relationship to other populations.