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

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The H3N8 harbor seal virus caught the attention of researchers when sequencing showed the virus included two particular mutations in the hemagglutinin (HA) protein and a change in the PB2 gene.
2011), implies harbor seal diet composition will vary both spatially and temporally, and thus complicate accurate diet assessment.
5,6) From 1982-1983, an H4N5 influenza virus caused a 2% to 4% mortality of harbor seals on Cape Cod.
west coast pinnipeds are the California sea lion, Steller sea lion, harbor seal, northern elephant seal, northern fur seal, and Guadalupe fur seal.
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.
In marine mammals, several subtypes of avian influenza A virus have caused epidemics in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) (3-6).
The harbor seal (Phoca largha) of Peter the Great Gulf.
Brain tissue from a harbor seal (designated PDV/3541UK) that was found off the coast of Scotland at the end of the 2002 epizootic and was PCR positive for PDV in the brain but not other tissues (lung, spleen, and lymph nodes) was obtained from Paul Jepson, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London.
We assessed the spatial relationship between the seasonal distribution of Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardii) outfitted with satellite transmitters and the seasonal distributions of potential harbor seal prey species in San Francisco Bay, California.
However, more recent data proved that harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) and gray seals (Halichoerus grypus) also can be infected (1).
Baby harbor seals were dying in droves on the New England coast last autumn, and researchers now think they know why: a new strain of avian flu.