Marine Mammals Information Database :Illustrated Guide of Marine Mammals

Bearded seal

Scientific Name : Erignathus barbatus / Japanese Name : agohige-azarashi


Order Carnivora
Suborder Caniformia
Family Phocidae
Genus Erignathus
Species barbatus
Subspecies -
Subtype -
CITES Appendix Not Listed IUCN RedData Status Least Concern
Baleen plates or tooth-Upper jaw 1-2-3/1/1-2-3-4-5 Baleen plates or tooth-Lower jaw 0-2-3/1/1-2-3-4-5
At birth At weaning Adult Adult male Adult female
Body length 131.3cm(AV) - 233cm(AV) - -
Body weight 33.6kg(AV) - 229kg(AV) - -
Feature and Habit
No description available.
Stranding Record(s) in Japan

Marine Mammals Skull Database

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Sex - Reproductive Condition -
Body length - Locality 69。N,46。W, Barents Sea
Museum No. - Other No. -

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