Common seal

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

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2-6) An influenza virus was first isolated from harbor seals (Phoca vitulina (Linnaeus)) in 1980; the virus was identified as belonging to the H7N7 subgroup and the naturally infected cases were described by Geraci et al and Webster et al.
Of course, private boaters go much closer to the shore, and kayakers even use the same areas that harbor seals use to haul out.
The western North Atlantic stock of harbor seals ranges from Labrador to southern New England, with occasional sightings as far south as the Carolinas (Richardson (3)); they constitute a single population (Temte et al.
of California sea lions or Pacific harbor seals where these species are impacting Endangered Species Act-listed salmonids [or].
Endemic to Baekryeong Island located in the region south of 38 degrees north latitude, those harbor seals have established their habitat on the rocks in front of the island.
As with other harbor seal populations in the eastern Pacific, harbor seals in the San Juan Islands take advantage of the large influx of adult salmonids in late summer and fall and increase the diversity of their diet at other times of the year when salmonids are less available (Hauser et al.
To understand differences in these properties between harbor seals and other marine mammals, we determined patterns of attachment for influenza virus strains known to have infected the respiratory tract of harbor seals, gray seals (Halichoerus grypus), harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), and bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).
Researchers now say that harbor seals eavesdrop on the whales and can tell the harmless neighborhood fish eaters from roving gangs with a taste for fresh seal.
Head south along the walkway to Children's Pool Beach, where most of the sand is off-limits to humans - so that a welcome mat can be spread for harbor seals.
The Irving Nature Park contains about nine miles of trails, and sports an observation deck that overlooks a rock outcropping where Harbor Seals bask in the sun from mid-October to mid-June.