ringed seal

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Related to Phoca hispida: Phoca vitulina, ringed seal, Pusa hispida

ringed seal

n.
An Arctic seal (Pusa hispida syn. Phoca hispida) having pale ring-shaped markings on the sides and back.
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Climate change and ringed seal (Phoca hispida) recruitment in western Hudson Bay.
In particular, the fatty acid content in the fat of the ringed seal (Phoca hispida) living in the Kara Sea is equal to 94.78 g/100 g of total lipids (17 fatty acid named according to the chain length from 14 to 22 carbon atoms).
(24) Danner and McGregor found H3 and H7 antibodies in a ringed seal (Phoca hispida) in Alaska.
Las lesiones peribronquiales alrededor del parasito podrian haber sido provocadas por la respuesta a sustancias liberadas por el poro excretor del nematode, como se ha sugerido en las lesiones pulmonares de Phoca hispida, producidas por Otostrongylus circumlitus y Filaroides hispidus (Onderka 1989).
(1985) reported a single observation of a wolf feeding on a ringed seal Phoca hispida carcass in Labrador (Canada).
Climate impacts on the population ecology of ringed seals (Phoca hispida) and polar bears (Ursus maritimus) at Svalbard, 2009.
The ringed seal (Phoca hispida), by far the most abundant Arctic seal, feeds on fish and crustacea that live under the ice.
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.
Polar bears use this terrestrial-like platform to kill ringed (Phoca hispida) and bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus) (see Plate 1).