erignathus_barbatus

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erignathus barbatusErignathus barbatus
(Bearded seal)

Scientific name: Erignathus barbatus (Erxleben, 1777)
Popular names: Bearded seal or square flipper seal
Danish name: Remmesæl

Family: Phocidae (True seals or earless seals)

Distribution: Polar region of the North Atlantic Ocean

Adult size: ~ 2.7 metres / ~ 340 kg
Calve size: ~ 40 kg

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