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Harbor Seal
Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Phocidae - earless seal

Scientific synonyms

Callocephalus vitulinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Phoca insularis Belkin, 1964

Other names

= Common Seal

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Phoca vitulina concolor De Kay, 1842
subspecies Phoca vitulina mellonae Doutt, 1942
subspecies Phoca vitulina richardii Gray, 1864
subspecies Phoca vitulina stejnegeri J. A. Allen, 1902
subspecies Phoca vitulina vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Seal

Phoca vitulina vitulina - Common Seal


Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305353]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758]

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