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Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes Weddellii), Antarctic Peninsula

The Weddell Seal is the world's southern-most breeding mammal, and widespread in the southern hemisphere. They are found on fast ice (that is, sea ice that has frozen along coasts) right up to Antarctica and also occur on off-shore pack ice. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/3133

Year: 2016

From album: Antarctic biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Antarctica Arctic Atlantic change climate Environmental fauna Global ocean Pacific Southern worldwide

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