Genus Phoca

Known as: Phoca, Phocas 
A genus in the family of EARLESS SEALS (Phocidae) and collectively the most abundant PINNIPEDS in the Northern Hemisphere.
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Total mercury (THg), methylmercury (MeHg) and 22 other trace elements were measured in ice algae, three species of zooplankton… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Accurate estimates of the diets of predators are required in many areas of ecology, but for many species current methods are… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and hexabromocyclododecane diastereoisomers (alpha-, beta/-, and gamma-HBCD) were investigated in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The levels of individual PBDE congeners were investigated in the invertebrate species whelk (Buccinum undatum), seastar (Asterias… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and stable isotopes of nitrogen (delta 15N) were measured in zooplankton (6 species), a… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Marine mammals often forage in dark or turbid waters. Whereas dolphins use echolocation under such conditions, pinnipeds… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Two forms of killer whale ( Orcinus orca), resident and transient, occur sympatrically in coastal waters of British Columbia… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We examined the relations between fitness-related traits of wild harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) pups with microsatellite… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) has one of the broadest geographic distributions of any pinniped, stretching from the east… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
The population of common seal Phoca vitulina in the westernmost part of the Wadden Sea, The Netherlands, has collapsed during the… (More)
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