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Seals

Order: Carnivora
Family: Phocidae (true seals)

Species on page

+ Northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris)
+ Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina)
+ Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina)
+ Leopard Seals (Hydrurga leptonyx)
+ Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii)

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Northern Elephant seal
Mirounga angustirostris

Año Nuevo 2014

E-seal E-merging

eseal emerging
Northern Elephant Seal
Mirounga angustirostris
March, 2014

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Elephant seal calling (on the trunk line)

eseal calling
Northern Elephant Seal
Mirounga angustirostris
January 5, 2014

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Elephant seal at water's edge

eseal at water's edge
Northern Elephant Seal
Mirounga angustirostris
January 5, 2014

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Sand flipping mom and newborn

sand flipping mom and pup
genitourinary tract labeled
Northern Elephant Seal
Mirounga angustirostris
January 5, 2014

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Shield and trunk

shield and trunk
Northern Elephant Seal
Mirounga angustirostris
January 5, 2014

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Piedras Blancas

Macho

elephant seals

Piedras Blancas
January, 2012

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E-seals mating

elephant seals mating

Piedras Blancas
January, 2012

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E-seal portrait

elephant seals

Piedras Blancas
January, 2012

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E-seal heads

elephant seal heads

Piedras Blancas
January, 2012

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E-seal asleep

elephant seal asleep

Piedras Blancas
January, 2012

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Año Nuevo

Profile of pachydermal pinniped

sand

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When elephant seals are happy

sand

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A bit of contention

sand

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Bob and ele skull

sand

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Southern Elephant seal (Mirounga leonina)

Elephant and gentoos

seal

Southern elephant seal
Mirounga leonina
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013

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Elephant seal in ice

antarctica

Dorian Bay
Antarctic Peninsula
December 26, 2013

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Harbor Seals
Phoca vitulina

Grudging a harbor

Harbor Seal
Phoca vitulina richardsi
Elkhorn Slough

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Leopard seal
Hydrurga leptonyx

Leopard on ice

seal

Leopard seal
Hydrurga leptonyx
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013

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Surveillance

seal

Leopard seal
Hydrurga leptonyx
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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Attack

seal

Leopard seal
Hydrurga leptonyx
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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Evicerate

seal

Leopard seal
Hydrurga leptonyx
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii)

When seals tell fish stories

seal

Weddell Seal
Leptonychotes weddellii
Antarctic Peninsula
December 28, 2013

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Marine mammals

+ Seals: phocids

+ Sea lions and fur seals: otariids

+ Sea otters

+ Whales

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Related pages

+ Animals

+ Año Nuevo

+ Elkhorn Slough

+ Elephants

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modified: May 23, 2014
created: January 2, 2009
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu