Common seal

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COMMON SEAL, A seal used by a corporation. See Corporation.

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This emblem could not be used by a rural council for its common seal without the authority of the Home Office.
Environment Minister Ross Finnie confirmed the first case of phocine distemper virus after a post-mortem examination was carried out by vets on a common seal found washed ashore at Dornoch in the Moray Firth on September 11.
The spokeswoman added: "Stranger is a male common seal from Ireland.
USP Class VI approval of Tetralon 240 allows us to offer yet another advanced solution for common seal and wear component problems -- this time, specifically for the biotech industry," states John Seubert, Director of Sales for the CoorsTek El Segundo facility.
The animal, a male common seal, was spotted by farmer's wife Mary Woods, 45, and her daughter, Joanne, as they drove near the village of Capernwray in Lancashire on Tuesday morning.
Staff at the Renfrew Ferry discovered the common seal pup barely alive beside the River Clyde in Glasgow after he became separated from his mum.
Two types of seals are found in Britain -the common seal and the Atlantic grey seal.
Terry Ledbetter, who runs a Milford Haven-based seal hospital as part of his work with the Welsh Marine Life Rescue, believes that the larger grey seals can fight off the virus easier than the common seal.
He recently received an Award of Merit for his outstanding contribution to Coventry and a citation with the city's common seal.
Of 33 species of seal, only two are native to Britain - the common seal and the grey seal.
Experts are worried the phocine distemper virus (PDV) could be the behind the death of a baby common seal which was washed up on Ainsdale beach.
PRESENT when the common seal of was affixed hereto: ___________________________ Signature ____________________________ Print Name ____________________________ Signature ____________________________ Print Name Notes: