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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCystophora cristata (Erxleben, 1777) 
AphiaID: 137078

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarnivora (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaniformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinnipedia (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCystophora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCystophora Nilsson, 1820
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCystophora borealis Nilsson, 1820 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoca cristata Erxleben, 1777 (basionym)
Sources  original description Erxleben, J.C. P. 1777. Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre and Systema regni animalis. Göttingen. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklapmyds  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklapmuts  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhooded seal  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorphoquesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorphoque à capuchon  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKlappmütze  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca dalla crestaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca dal berrettoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcistofora crestata  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpūsliasnukis ruonis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚουκουλοφόρος φώκια  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklappmyss  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklappmyss  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkapturnik grzebieniasty  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorтюлень-хохлач  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkapičasti tjulen  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca de cascoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoca capuchina  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalonlu fok  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorхохлачUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorТюлень-хохлач  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorlo cycyllog  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern North Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone (doubtful[details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (411 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (167 nucleotides; 188 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet fish, crustaceans, squid [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 260 (8'5") males, 220 cm (7'3") females; Weight: 365 kg (800 lb) males, 225 kg (500 lb) females [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pack ice areas [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat large ice packs and in deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Increased number due to decrease in hunting pressures have fishers concerned about affect on recovering cod population. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Distinguishing characteristics: medium size seal, male has inflatable red nasal sac, adult is mottled bluish-grey with a black face. Pups are white but quickly moult to blue coat on back, dark face and white underbelly "bluebacks"  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Pupping: March to early April on ice; Weaning: 4 days [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137078
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-05-20 10:05:06Z  changed  Churchill, Morgan
2010-05-20 10:09:49Z  checked  Berta, Annalisa
  
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  Citation: Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2014). Cystophora cristata (Erxleben, 1777). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137078 on 2014-07-25
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