Bearded Seal

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Bearded Seal
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Bearded Seal


Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Phocidae
Genus:Erignathus
Species:E. barbatus
Binomial name
Erignathus barbatus
Erxleben, 1777

The bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) is a medium-sized seal that is found in and near to the Arctic Ocean. These seals range in colour from grey to yellow. Distinguishing features include square foreflippers and thick bristles on their muzzles.

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Bearded seal on ice, Svalbard

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