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Related to Pagophilus: harp seal
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Noun1.Pagophilus - harp seals
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Phocidae, Phocidae - earless seals
harp seal, Pagophilus groenlandicus - common Arctic seal; the young are all white
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665) (209) Sattelrobbe Pagophilus groenlandicus; 44 harp seal Kegelrobbe Halichoerus grypus; grey seal 32 Seehund Phoca vitulina; harbour seal 12 Ringelrobbe Phoca hispida; ringed seal 8 Unbestimmte 569 Ridala Spezies A-B (379) Kaali (39) Sattelrobbe 28 2 Kegelrobbe 22 14 Seehund 6 / Ringelrobbe 2 / Unbestimmte 321 23
On the international scene, the alliance of Greenpeace, RSPCA, television and Brigitte Bardot in the 1970s took up the photogenic cause of harp seal Pagophilus groenlandicus pups bludgeoned to death by Norwegians on the Canadian pack-ice.
Common Name Scientific Name California sea lion Zalophus californianus californianus Gray seal Halichoerus grypus Guadalupe fur seal Arctocephalus townsendi Harbor seal (North Atlantic) Phoca vitulina concolor Harbor seal (Pacific) Phoca vitulina richardii Harp seal Pagophilus groenlandicus Hooded seal Cystophora cristata Northern elephant seal Mirounga angustirostris Northern fur seal Callorhinus ursinus Steller sea lion Eumetopias jubatus Table 2.