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SPECIES Histriophoca fasciata

Author:Zimmermann, 1783.
Citation:Geogr. Gesch. Mensch. Vierf. Thiere, 3: 277.
Common Name:Ribbon Seal
Type Locality:"Wohnt um die Kurilischen Inseln" [Russia, Kurile Isls].
Distribution:Japan (N Hokkaido), Russia (Okhotsk, W Bering, Chukchi and Japan Seas), USA (Alaska, California-vagrant).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Burns and Fay (1970). Placed in Histriophoca Gill, 1873, by Scheffer (1958), Muizon (1982b), and Rice (1998).
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    equestris (Pallas, 1831)

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