Common seal

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Related to common seals: harbor seal, Phoca vitulina

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

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Some breeds of seal have been hunted to extinction, but neither grey nor common seals are an endangered species.
Although many know of the grey and common seals found around Hilbre Island, at West Kirby, few know of the harbour porpoise and bottlenose dolphins that can be seen in our waters, and I was surprised and disappointed to find that there were so few sightings reported from the region.
The hotel is a popular retreat for outdoors enthusiasts and there are stunning views from the bedroom window of a stone circle and Langass sea loch, where we saw common seals during an early morning walk.
The SMRU says the recent decline in common seals is connected to "large-scale process in the North Sea".
The pools are also home to a resident family of common seals.
We used to have separate seasons - common seals in the summer and grey seals in the winter.
Access loaders feature a unique angled canister, hinged lid, consolidated terminals and pneumatics, and modular valves with common seals.
It's closer to her family and it is near to the Farne Islands, which have a huge population of common seals in water that is really brilliant to dive in.
The WWF estimates that there are just 10,000 common seals in Norway and 5,500 grey seals.
In fact a whole terrace-full of grey and common seals were waiting to greet us, rolling around in that ridiculous way they have when land-lubbered.
Skippers Gavin and Ted pointed out birds such as kittiwakes, shags, sea eagles and puffins, plus grey and common seals, wild goats and even a shipwreck.