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Harbor Seal

Phoca vitulina

Description:

Young female Harbor Seal I have observed since she was a pup in 1993. I can identify them by the spot patterns on their bellies or by scars etc. She is now an adult and has had two pups in the years I have known her.

Habitat:

Northern Atlantic, Coastal. They use tidal rocks or beaches to rest (haul out) and pup but will go 20 or more miles off shore to feed.


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1 Comment

kelly.quirk
kelly.quirk 6 years ago

she is adorable! great photo! keep taking them please:)

Maine, USA

Lat: 44.51, Long: -68.27

Spotted on Oct 25, 2010
Submitted on Oct 25, 2010

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