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*  Earless seal
The earless seals, phocids or true seals are one of the three main groups of mammals within the seal lineage, Pinnipedia. All ... Phoca vitulina Spotted seal, Phoca largha Genus Pusa Ringed seal, Pusa hispida (formerly Phoca hispida) Baikal seal, Pusa ... Devinophoca Bearded seal, Erignathus barbatus Hooded seal, Cystophora cristata Tribe Phocini Genus Phoca Harbor seal or common ... They are sometimes called crawling seals to distinguish them from the fur seals and sea lions of the family Otariidae. Seals ...
*  Sexual selection in mammals
2008-11-24). "Earless Seals". Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd ed.). Burlington, Massachusetts: Academic Press. p. 346. ISBN ... Seal Conservation Society. Block, D.; Meyer, Philip; Myers, P. (2004). "Mirounga leonina (Southern elephant seal)". Animal ... Elephant seals with a bigger proboscis emit lower sounds than males with a smaller proboscis and are the bigger of the males in ... Elephant seals have a proboscis in the adult male, which is used to project loud noises, frequently heard during the mating ...
*  Southern elephant seal
24 November 2008). "Earless Seals". Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2nd ed.). Burlington, Massachusetts: Academic Press. p. 346 ... "Southern elephant seals biology". Elephant seals. Elephant Seal Research Group. Retrieved 11 September 2010. Media related to ... Like all seals, elephant seals have hind limbs whose ends form the tail and tail fin. Each of the "feet" can deploy five long, ... images and movies of the southern elephant seal Southern Elephant Seal Elephant Seal Research Group. ...
*  Leopard seal
Along with all of the other earless seals, it belongs to the family Phocidae. It is in the tribe of Lobodontini seals, and is ... crabeater seal and the Weddell seal, which together are known as the tribe of lobodontini seals. Leopard seals share homologous ... and young Southern elephant seals. Leopard seals have also been filmed eating fur seal pups. Around the sub-Antarctic island of ... The male seals produce loud calls (153 to 177 dB re 1 ╬╝Pa at 1 m) for many hours each day. While singing the seal hangs upside ...
*  Livyatan
All seal remains found represent the earless seals. Also found were large sea turtles such as Pacifichelys urbinai, which ... It probably also preyed upon sharks, seals, dolphins, and other large marine vertebrates, occupying a niche similar to the ... Other large marine animals found include ancient elephant seals, dugongs, sea turtles, ancient penguins such as ... seals, and so forth. Characteristic of raptorial sperm whales, Livyatan had functional, enamel-coated teeth on the upper and ...
*  Monk seal
Monk seals are earless seals of the tribe Monachini. They are the only earless seals found in tropical climates. There are two ... There are currently around 1,700 monk seals in total. Monk seals are earless seals (true seals) of the tribe Monachini. The ... Monk seals are part of the family Phocidae (earless seals), the members of which are characterized by their lack of external ... Its white belly, gray coat, and slender physique distinguish it from the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina), another earless seal. ...
*  Seal hunting
... and fur seals), and Phocidae (the earless seals); animals in the family Phocidae are sometimes referred to as hair seals, and ... Seal hunting, or sealing, is the personal or commercial hunting of seals. Seal hunting is currently practiced in eight ... describes seal hunting from the seals' point of view, with the central character being a white seal seeking for his seals a ... The hunt involves "seal catching" by seagoing sealing boats on the Arctic ice shelf, and "seal hunting" on the coast and ...
*  Elephant seal
Elephant seals are large, oceangoing earless seals in the genus Mirounga. The two species, the northern elephant seal (M. ... Elephant Seals Friends of the Elephant seal Elephant Seal Research Group Elephant seals Dr. Daniel Costa's Research Laboratory ... Elephant seals dive to 1,550 m beneath the ocean's surface (the deepest recorded dive of an elephant seal is 2,388 m (7,835 ft ... "Elephant seals dive for science". 2006. BBC News. Retrieved 23 April 2013. "Southern Elephant Seals of Sea Lion Island - A Long ...
*  Neomonachus
... is a genus of earless seals, within the family Phocidae. It contains two species, the extant Hawaiian monk seal and ... Prior to 2014, all three species of monk seals were placed in the genus Monachus, but that was found to be paraphyletic. D.-M. ... Biogeography and taxonomy of extinct and endangered monk seals illuminated by ancient DNA and skull morphology. ZooKeys (409)1- ...
*  Phoca
... is a genus of the earless seals, within the family Phocidae. It now contains just two species, the common seal and the ... Caspian seal) Pusa hispida (ringed seal) Pusa sibirica (nerpa or Baikal seal) Pagophilus groenlandica (harp seal) Berta, A. & ... spotted seal (or largha seal). Several species formerly listed under this genus have been split into the genera Pusa, ... Currently there are two members: Former members of Phoca: Histriophoca fasciata (ribbon seal) Pusa caspica ( ...
*  Pusa
... is a genus of the earless seals, within the family Phocidae. The three species of this genus were split from the genus ... Only the Caspian seal is endangered. Caspian seal, Pusa caspica - (Gmelin, 1788) Ringed seal, Pusa hispida - (Schreber, 1775) ... Baikal seal or nerpa, Pusa sibirica - Gmelin, 1788 Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2012). "Pinniped taxonomy: Review of currently ...
*  Leptophoca
... is an extinct genus of earless seals from the North Atlantic realm. Leptophoca lenis was coined by Frederick True ... Description of a new genus and species of fossil seal from the Miocene of Maryland. Proceedings of the United States National ... Miocene seals of the Netherlands, part I)". Deinsea. 15: 1-12. CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link) Dewaele L, Lambert O, ...
*  Alfred Brazier Howell
Contribution to the comparative anatomy of the eared and earless seals (Washington). 1929: Mammals from China in the ...
*  Pinniped
... sea lions and fur seals), and Phocidae (the earless seals, or true seals). There are 33 extant species of pinnipeds, and more ... Exploited species included harp seals, hooded seals, Caspian seals, elephant seals, walruses and all species of fur seal. The ... Some of these species are serially monogamous, including the harp seal, crabeater seal and hooded seal. Seals that breed on ice ... northern fur seal, hooded seal and New Zealand sea lion). Three species-the walrus, the ribbon seal, and the spotted seal-have ...
*  Praepusa
... is an extinct genus of earless seals from Neogene marine deposits in Europe. There are five recognized species of ... A new seal species from the middle Sarmatian deposits of the Crimean district of Ukraine. Vestnik Zoologii 1984(4):26-31. ... New finds of Sarmatian seals (Mammalia, Carnivora, Phocinae) from southern Hungary. Advances in Vertebrate Paleontology "Hen to ... from the Netherlands supports east to west Neogene dispersal of true seals. Vestnik zoologii 49(1):57-66 I. A. Koretsky. 2003. ...
*  Homiphoca
... is an extinct genus of earless seals from the Pliocene of South Africa. The type species of Homiphoca, H. capensis, ... Late Tertiary seals of the South Atlantic Ocean. Annals of the South African Museum 82(3):91-128. E. Amson and C. Muizon. 2013 ... A new durophagous phocid (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the late Neogene of Peru and considerations on monachine seals phylogeny. ... 2015) Preliminary phylogenetics and biogeographic history of the Pliocene seal, Homiphoca capensis from Langebaanweg, South ...
*  Fauna of Scotland
... or earless seals, are represented. Two species, the grey seal and harbour or common seal, are present around the coast of ... The Scottish population of the common seal is 29,700, about 90% of the UK and 36% of the European total. Seventy-five per cent ... In 2002 the Scottish grey seal population was estimated at 120,600 adult animals, which is around 36% of the world population ... An analysis suggests that common seal populations in Orkney and Shetland fell by 40% from 2001 to 2006, prompting the then ...
*  Acrophoca
Unlike other earless seals, Acrophoca had a long and flexible neck, with an elongated body. The orientation of the pelvis, ... the crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga), the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddelli), and the Ross seal (Ommatophoca rossii). ... It was thought to have been the ancestor of the modern leopard seal, however it is now thought to be a species of monk seal. ... which in comparison to modern earless seals is everted, as well as adaptations to the hind limbs suggest that swimming was ...
*  Afrophoca
... is an extinct genus of earless seal from Miocene-age marine deposits in Libya. I. A. Koretsky and D. P. Domning. 2014 ... One of the oldest seals (Carnivora, Phocidae) from the Old World. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(1):224-229. ...
*  Gryphoca
... is an extinct genus of earless seals from Neogene marine deposits in the North Sea basin. There are two recognized ... I. Koretsky, S. Rahmat, and N. Peters (2014). "Rare late Miocene seal taxa (Carnivora, Phocidae) from the North Sea Basin". ...
*  Toba Aquarium
Kingdom of Sea Animals - protection and breeding of marine mammals such as fur seals, earless seals, etc. Sea of Mermaid - ... Sea of Polar Regions - sea otters, Commerson's dolphins and Baikal seals. Corridor of water - Humboldt penguins, Oriental small ...
*  Sleep in non-human animals
Among others, seals and whales belong to the aquatic mammals. Earless seals and eared seals have solved the problem of sleeping ... Earless seals sleep bihemispherically like most mammals, under water, hanging at the water surface or on land. They hold their ... "Seals Sleep with Only Half of Their Brain at a Time". Oceana.org. 12 March 2013. Lapierre JL, Kosenko PO, Lyamin OI, Kodama T, ... While in the water, these seals have almost no REM sleep and may go a week or two without it. As soon as they move onto land ...
*  Bearded seal
... bearded seals ranged as far south as South Carolina. Distinguishing features of this earless seal include square fore flippers ... The female seal is larger than the male. Bearded seals, along with ringed seals, are a major food source for polar bears. They ... The bearded seal is unique in the subfamily Phocinae in having two pairs of teats, a feature it shares with monk seals. Bearded ... The bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus), also called the square flipper seal, is a medium-sized pinniped that is found in and ...
*  Phocanella
... is an extinct genus of earless seals from the early Pliocene of Belgium and the US Eastern Seaboard. The type and ... Batavipusa (Carnivora, Phocidae, Phocinae): a new genus from the eastern shore of the North Atlantic Ocean (Miocene seals of ...
*  Pachyphoca
... is an extinct genus of earless seals from Neogene marine deposits in the northern part of the Paratethys basin. ... First record of fossil Cystophorinae (Carnivora, Phocidae): Middle Miocene seals from the northern Paratethys. Rivista Italiana ...
*  List of mammals of Poland
... earless seals) Genus: Halichoerus Grey seal Halichoerus grypus LR/lc Genus: Phoca Common seal Phoca vitulina LR/lc Genus: Pusa ... Ringed seal Pusa hispida LR/lc The odd-toed ungulates are browsing and grazing mammals. They are usually large to very large, ...