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SPECIES Odobenus rosmarus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 38.
Common Name:Walrus
Type Locality:"intra Zonam arcticam Europae, Asiae, Americae".
Distribution:Arctic sea- coastal regions of Belgium (vagrant), Canada, Great Britain (vagrant), Greenland, Iceland (vagrant), Japan (Honshu), Netherlands (vagrant), Norway, Russia, USA (Alaska, New England-vagrant).
Status:CITES Appendix III (Canada); IUCN Data Deficient as O. r. laptevi, otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Fay (1985). Synonyms allocated according to Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951) and Fay (1985). Distributional information from Rice (1998).
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SUBSPECIES rosmarus

SUBSPECIES divergens

SUBSPECIES laptevi

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