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Harbor Seal

Phoca vitulina

Description:

A short rounded seal with V-shaped nostrils. Colors can vary but a spotting pattern is usually present.

Habitat:

Coastal waters along an inlet.

Notes:

Spending a lazy afternoon basking on large rocks alongside a jetty.

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Matt Hampel
Spotted by
Matt Hampel

Surf City, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jan 22, 2015
Submitted on Jan 25, 2015

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