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Seals, Earless

The family Phocidae, suborder PINNIPEDIA, order CARNIVORA, comprising the true seals. They lack external ears and are unable to use their hind flippers to walk. It includes over 18 species including the harp seal, probably the best known seal species in the world.

Year introduced: 2005

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.750.600.700

MeSH Unique ID: D046048

Entry Terms:

  • Earless Seal
  • Earless Seals
  • Seal, Earless
  • Phocidae
  • Seals, True
  • Seal, True
  • True Seal
  • True Seals
  • Seal, Gray
  • Gray Seal
  • Gray Seals
  • Seals, Gray
  • Halichoerus grypus
  • Seal, Harp
  • Harp Seal
  • Harp Seals
  • Seals, Harp
  • Phoca groenlandica
  • Pagophilus groenlandicus
  • Seal, Elephant
  • Elephant Seal
  • Elephant Seals
  • Seals, Elephant
  • Mirounga

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