Phoca vitulina

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Noun1.Phoca vitulina - small spotted seal of coastal waters of the northern hemispherePhoca vitulina - small spotted seal of coastal waters of the northern hemisphere
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
genus Phoca, Phoca - type genus of the Phocidae: earless seals
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In this respect, the endemic behavior and the progressively expanding host range of DMV in the western Mediterranean Sea are a matter of concern (2,3,8), as exemplified by a peculiar case of infection in a captive harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), a species with a mixed marine-terrestrial ecology (9).
Recently, conjoined twins were reported in bats (Artibeus phaeotis, Urban et al, 2015; genus Artibeus, Nogueira et al., 2017) and harbor seals (Phoca vitulina, Olson et al., 2016).
Such studies of Pacific Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina richardii) foraging behaviors and dietary composition within the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME) have been conducted for several decades.
Acute lead toxicosis in a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardsi) consequent to ingestion of a lead fishing sinker.
Implantation of subcutaneous radio transmitters in harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).--Mar.
Abstract--Tidewater glacial fjords provide important habitat for breeding harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) that rest, give birth, and nurse pups on icebergs.
The four species mentioned in Lamont's two publications were the harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus), the ringed seal (Pusa hispida), the bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), and the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).
They also hunted the Disenchantment Bay harbor seals, Phoca vitulina, and continue to do so today.
(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