Odobenus rosmarus


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Related to Odobenus rosmarus: Pacific walrus
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Noun1.Odobenus rosmarus - a walrus of northern Atlantic and Arctic watersOdobenus rosmarus - a walrus of northern Atlantic and Arctic waters
sea horse, seahorse, walrus - either of two large northern marine mammals having ivory tusks and tough hide over thick blubber
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2011), identify trophic pathways in bearded seals Erignathus barbatus and Pacific walruses Odobenus rosmarus (Budge et al.
1982: Ecology and biology of the Pacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus divergens Illiger.
Interspecies overlap for invertebrate prey is most likely to occur among belugas and both Pacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, and bearded seals for many benthic invertebrates.
Predation of thick-billed murres, Uria lomvia, at two breeding colonies by polar bears, Ursus maritimus, and walruses, Odobenus rosmarus.
As a result, the carcasses of walrus Odobenus rosmarus divergens, beluga Delphinapterus leucas, harbor seal, spotted seal Phoca largha, sea otter and other marine animals regularly occur along the coastline.
If the name Pinnipedia is defined as "the dade stemming from the most recent common ancestor of Otaria byronia de Blainville 1820, Odobenus rosmarus Linnaeus 1758, and Phoca vitulina Linnaeus 1758, provided that it possessed flippers homologous with those in the aforementioned species," then the name would not be applicable to any dade in the context of phylogenetic hypotheses in which the most recent common ancestor of these species was inferred not to have had flippers.