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harbour seal

noun
1.
a common earless seal, Phoca vitulina, that is greyish-black with paler markings: found off the coasts of North America, N Europe, and NE Asia
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  • There are five varieties of them, the largest of which is the hood seal and the smallest the doter or harbour seal.

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  • The harbour seal is also called the "Common" and the "Wise" seal, and is the vitulina of zoology.

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