Erignathus barbatus


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Noun1.Erignathus barbatus - medium-sized greyish to yellow seal with bristles each side of muzzleErignathus barbatus - medium-sized greyish to yellow seal with bristles each side of muzzle; of the Arctic Ocean
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
Erignathus, genus Erignathus - bearded seals
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During 239.4 hours of dedicated observation effort, a total of 312 individuals were recorded, representing four species: bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), hooded seal (Crystophora cristata), harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus), and ringed seal (Pusa hispida).
(70.) See Threatened Status for the Beringia and Okhotsk Distinct Population Segments of the Erignathus barbatus nauticus Subspecies of the Bearded Seal, 77 Fed.
(24, 25)) and with bearded seals, Erignathus barbatus, for Pacific sand lance, Arctic cod, saffron cod, sculpins, eelblenny, and flatfish (Kosygin, 1971; Lowry et al., 1980; Antonelis et al., 1994; Quakenbush et al.
(25) In contrast, Calle et al did not find antibodies to influenza A in sera from the 6 bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) sampled near St.
Polar bears are the most OHC-contaminated species in the Arctic, and those from East Greenland and Svalbard (Norway) carry the most contaminants because of their reliance on OHC-polluted blubber, mainly from ringed seal (Phoca hispida) and bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), contaminated by OHCs originating from lower-latitude airborne pollution [Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) 2004; de March et al.
pistilliger.(1) Bearded seals, Erignathus barbatus, whose distribution overlaps with G.
Polar bears use this terrestrial-like platform to kill ringed (Phoca hispida) and bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) (see Plate 1).
Bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus Exleben, 1777) from coastal sites along the southern, eastern, and northern Chukotka Peninsula, Russian Federation, were observed most seasons during 1993-96, 1998-2000, 2002-05, and 2010-11.
hispida) and bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), which is the primary food of the polar bear (AMAP 2004; de March et al.
Our study region has four main marine mammal species that are vocally active underwater: bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus), beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas), bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus), and ringed seals (Pusa hispida).
The main prey of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) are ringed seals (Phoca hispida), bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus), and harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus) (Lono 1970; Smith 1980), and polar bears are thus the ultimate apex predator in the arctic marine ecosystems.
Seasonal Movements and Relative Abundance of Bearded Seals (Erignathus barbatus) in the Coastal Waters of Chukotka Peninsula.