crab-eating seal

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Related to crab-eating seal: Crabeater, Leopard Seal
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Noun1.crab-eating seal - silvery grey Antarctic seal subsisting on crustaceans
seal - any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
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Canine distemper virus infection, the primary cause of high death rates in Baikal seals (Phoca siberica) in 1987-88 (8), was associated with a die-off in crab-eating seals (Lobodon carcinophagus) in Antarctica in 1955 (9).