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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagophilus groenlandicus (Erxleben, 1777) 
AphiaID: 159019

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarnivora (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinnipedia (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagophilus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagophilus Gray, 1844
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca groenlandica Erxleben, 1777 (synonym)
Sources  original description Erxleben, J.C. P. 1777. Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre and Systema regni animalis. Göttingen. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГренландски тюлен [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrenlаndski tyulen [from synonym]  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrønlandssæl [from synonym]  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzadelrob  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorharp seal  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorphoque du Groenland [from synonym]  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSattelrobbe  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca della Groenlandia [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrenlandinis ruonis [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrenlandinis ruonis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΦώκια της Γροιλανδίας [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrønlandssel  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrønlandssel  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoka grenlandzka [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoka Grenlandzka  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca-de-Groenlanda [from synonym]  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorгренландский тюлень  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsedlasti tjulenj [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrenlandski tjulen  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca píaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca de GroenlandiaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca arpa  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrönlandssäl  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsemer sırtlı fokUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsemer fokuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrönland fokuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrönland focu [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorТюлень гренландськийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorгренландський тюлень  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (61 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Fish, crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 170 cm (5'7"); Weight: 130 kg (296 lb) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Scotian Shelf to Northern Greenland [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat mostly in pack ice [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance This species, due to decreased hunting pressure, has been increasing in numbers. Fishers have concerns as to this affecting recovering cod stocks. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Distinguishing characteristics: adult is white with dark "harp" on back, dark face. Pup is white "whitecoat", moults to grey coat with dark spots "beaters" within three weeks. Immatures (14 months+) called "bedlamers". [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Pupping: February to mid March on pack ice (Gulf of St. Lawrence); Weaning: 10 days [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159019
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2010-05-20 10:05:06Z  changed  Churchill, Morgan
2010-05-20 10:09:49Z  checked  Berta, Annalisa
  
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  Citation: Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2014). Pagophilus groenlandicus (Erxleben, 1777). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159019 on 2014-07-30
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