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

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We isolated and characterized BATV from the brain of a captive harbor seal in Germany.
According to a study in the (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2664.12911/full) Journal of Applied Ecology , some of the British harbor seals and gray seals - also known as Atlantic seals or horsehead seals because of their (http://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/seals/gray-seal.html) large snouts  - live in areas that are noisy enough to temporarily affect their hearing.
I utilized keywords relating to Harbor Seal diet in the Northern CCLME, including the terms 'Harbor Seal', 'Pacific Harbor Seal', 'Phoca vitulina richardii', 'foraging', 'fecal analysis', 'dietary', 'ecology', 'predation', 'diet', 'dive or diving', dietdietary composition', 'Washington', 'Oregon' 'Columbia River', 'Salish Sea', 'Northern California Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME)', 'Puget Sound', and 'Pacific Northwest'.
Steep declines in harbor seal counts have been documented at 2 glacial sites in Alaska (Hoover-Miller (4); Mathews and Pendleton, 2006; Womble et al., 2010; Hoover-Miller, 2011), highlighting the need for a better understanding of 1) the basic ecology of seals that use glacial habitat and 2) the potential benefits and costs of using glacial ice to give birth, breed, or molt (Blundell et al., 2011).
Harbor seal 'Pup 2014' is joining the Aquarium's five other seals and sea lions, and will make his home in the Aquarium's outdoor pool with Sandy, another harbor seal.
Beaver (<Castor canadensis), river otter (Lontra canadensis), red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus), coyote, three-spined stickleback (Casterosteus aculeatus), and harbor seal were observed once each.
Peterson recognized the need to protect harbor seals about 10 years ago.
The harbor seal population crashed in the late 1970s.
The New England harbor seal population has nearly quintupled in size since passage of the MMPA (Waring et al., 1999a).
Most conspicuously lacking from the harbor seal foreflipper are two major arteries, a superficial brachial artery and a radial artery, and their branches.
We opportunistically collected Harbor Seal carcasses throughout Washington from 2004 through 2007 as part of routine marine mammal stranding response.