The Phoca vitulina an aw semply kent as the selch, is a true selch foond alang temperate an Arctic marine coastlines o the Northren Hemisphere.

Selch
Common seal (Phoca vitulina) 2.jpg
aff Lismore, Scotland
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Clade: Pinnipediformes
Clade: Pinnipedia
Faimily: Phocidae
Genus: Phoca
Species: P. vitulina
Binomial name
Phoca vitulina
Subspeshies

P. vitulina concolor (DeKay, 1842)
P. vitulina mellonae (Doutt, 1942)
P. vitulina richardsi (Gray, 1864)
P. vitulina stejnegeri (J. A. Allen, 1902)
P. vitulina vitulina Linnaeus, 1758

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Range o Phoca vitulina

ReferencesEedit

  1. Thompson, D. & Härkönen, T. (2008). "Phoca vitulina". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008. Retrieved 29 January 2009.
  2. Linnæus, Carl (1758). Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I (in Latin) (10th ed.). Holmiæ (Stockholm): Laurentius Salvius. p. 38. Retrieved 23 November 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)