WoRMS taxon details

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

159019  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159019)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Erxleben, J.C. P. 1777. Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre and Systema regni animalis. Göttingen. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Scotian Shelf to Northern Greenland  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Scotian Shelf to Northern Greenland [details]
Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2010). Pagophilus groenlandicus (Erxleben, 1777). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159019 on 2017-12-17

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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2010-05-20 10:05:06Z
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2010-05-20 10:09:49Z
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original description Erxleben, J.C. P. 1777. Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre and Systema regni animalis. Göttingen. [details]   

basis of record Wilson, D. E., and D. M. Reeder (eds.). 1993. Mammal species of the world. Smithsonian Institution Press., available online at http://vertebrates.si.edu/mammals/msw/ [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source UNEP-WCMC. 16 February, 2004. Marine Mammals, available online at http://valhalla.unep-wcmc.org/isdb/marine_mammals/taxonomy/ [details]   

additional source Waring, G.T., J.M. Quintal and C.P. Fairfield (eds.). 2002. U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico marine mammal dtock assessments, 2002. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS- NE- 169. 318 p. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca groenlandica Erxleben, 1777) van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnophryocephalus anophrys Baylis, 1922 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnophryocephalus arcticensis Hoberg & Measures, 1995 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibothriocephalus schistochilus (Germanos, 1895) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiphyllobothrium cordatum (Leuckart, 1863) Gedoelst, 1911 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiphyllobothrium lanceolatum (Krabbe, 1865) Cooper, 1921 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplogonoporus tetrapterus (von Siebold, 1848) Ariola, 1896 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParafilaroides gymnurus (Railliet, 1899) Dougherty, 1946 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocascaris phocae Høst, 1932 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
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]