The Ice Lover: Biology of the Harp Seal (Phoca groenlandica)

@article{Ronald1982TheIL,
  title={The Ice Lover: Biology of the Harp Seal (Phoca groenlandica)},
  author={K. Ronald and J. Dougan},
  journal={Science},
  year={1982},
  volume={215},
  pages={928 - 933}
}
  • K. Ronald, J. Dougan
  • Published 1982
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Science
  • The number of harp seals, Phoca groenlandica (Eodeben 1777) may now range from 2.25 million to 3 million. The total population is divided among three separate breeding stocks in the White Sea, the Greenland Sea, and the Northwest Atlantic. The continued exploitation of the Northwest Atlantic stock has caused controversy, primarily because of public concern for the fate of the newborn "whitecoat." The harp seal's life-cycle is marked by a progression from on-ice birth to in-water mating and… CONTINUE READING

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