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Pagophilus groenlandicus (Erxleben, 1777)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of ) Erxleben, J. C. P. (1777). Systema regni animalis per classes, ordines, genera, species, varietates : cvm synonymia et historia animalivm : Classis I. Mammalia. 636pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15872789
page(s): 588 [details]   
Distribution Scotian Shelf to Northern Greenland  
Distribution Scotian Shelf to Northern Greenland [details]
CaRMS (2021). Pagophilus groenlandicus (Erxleben, 1777). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159019 on 2022-09-26
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2022). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Pagophilus groenlandicus (Erxleben, 1777). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159019 on 2022-09-26
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2010-05-20 10:05:06Z
changed
2010-05-20 10:09:49Z
checked

original description  (of ) Erxleben, J. C. P. (1777). Systema regni animalis per classes, ordines, genera, species, varietates : cvm synonymia et historia animalivm : Classis I. Mammalia. 636pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15872789
page(s): 588 [details]   

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

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Diet Fish, crustaceans  [details]

Dimensions Length: 170 cm (5'7"); Weight: 130 kg (296 lb) [details]

Distribution Scotian Shelf to Northern Greenland [details]

Habitat mostly in pack ice [details]

Importance This species, due to decreased hunting pressure, has been increasing in numbers. Fishers have concerns as to this affecting recovering cod stocks. [details]

Morphology 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]

Reproduction Pupping: February to mid March on pack ice (Gulf of St. Lawrence); Weaning: 10 days [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch zadelrob  [details]
English harp seal  [details]
German Sattelrobbe  [details]
Lithuanian grenlandinis ruonis  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål grønlandssel  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk grønlandssel  [details]
Polish foka Grenlandzka  [details]
Russian гренландский тюлень  [details]
Slovenian grenlandski tjulen  [details]
Spanish foca píafoca de Groenlandiafoca arpa  [details]
Swedish grönlandssäl  [details]
Turkish Grönland foku  [details]
Ukrainian Тюлень гренландськийгренландський тюлень  [details]
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