Species Lobodon carcinophagus (Hombron and Jacquinot, 1842) (Crabeater seal)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Phocidae
  • ----- species: Lobodon carcinophagus
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 2,3-2,7m; sleek, long body with silvery fur, lighter underside;
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 250
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Creator: John Edward Gray (1800-1875)
Permission: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
Comments: English: 1=Crabe-eater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga)  French: 1=Phoque crabier (Lobodon carcinophaga)
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/12569998
Date: 2007-12-11
Place: Single Cove (South Orkney Islands, Antarctica)
Creator: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

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