Taxon profile


Gray Seal
Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)

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

Other names

= Grey Seal

IUCN category:Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Halichoerus grypus grypus (Fabricius, 1791) - Atlantic Grey Seal

Halichoerus grypus grypus - Atlantic Grey Seal

subspecies Halichoerus grypus macrorhynchus Hornschuch & Schilling, 1851

Halichoerus grypus macrorhynchus

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305343]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [9660]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Halichoerus grypus Fabricius, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)]

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