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Harbor Seal Lounging in Drift Kelp Photos
Harbor Seal Lounging in Drift Kelp
Harbor Seals will range many miles offshore in search of food. This guy was resting in some drift kelp more than twelve miles from the nearest land.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-038 request pricing Google Earth

Northern Elephant Seal With Cookiecutter Shark Bite Images
Northern Elephant Seal With Cookiecutter Shark Bite
This female elephant seal shows the characteristic round wound which is the result of a recent Cookiecutter Shark bite.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-049 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Guadalupe Fur Seal
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Adult fur seal lounging in the sun on the rocky shoreline of Guadalupe Island.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-012 request pricing Google Earth

Guadalupe Fur Seal Pictures
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Fur seal leaping into the ocean.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-017 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Guadalupe Fur Seal
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Negotiating the rocks prior to entering the water.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-023 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Guadalupe Fur Seal with Cookiecutter Shark Bite
Guadalupe Fur Seal with Cookiecutter Shark Bite
This is a fresh Cookiecutter Shark bite. The shark must not of had a clean bite as normally a perfectly round plug of flesh is removed. This bite shows a flap of skin remaining. Although an ugly wound the unlucky recipient normally heals leaving only a minor scar.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-024 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of California Sea Lion
California Sea Lion
Move over Im playing through.
species: Zalophus californianus
photo-id: SEL-052 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seals Haul Out at the Childrens Pool Stock Photography
Harbor Seals Haul Out at the Childrens Pool
Earless seal. Enjoy hauling out and basking in the sun. Can remain submerged for nearly 30 minutes.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-029 request pricing Google Earth

Northern Elephant Seal - Juvenile Feeding on a Rockfish Photos
Northern Elephant Seal - Juvenile Feeding on a Rockfish
This juvenile was found feeding on the surface many miles off the coast of San Diego. The foraging seal likely caught the rockfish along the ocean floor. Water depth in the area was several hundred feet.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-044 request pricing Google Earth

Northern Elephant Seal - Bull with Female Images
Northern Elephant Seal - Bull with Female
Male or bull Elephant Seals are much larger than females of the species. They can reach lengths of over 14 feet or more, while females are normally more in the 8 foot range.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-043 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Guadalupe Fur Seal
Guadalupe Fur Seal
By the late eighteen hundreds had been hunted nearly to extinction. Still rarely seen other than at Guadalupe and San Benitos Islands Baja Mexico.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-001 request pricing Google Earth

Guadalupe Fur Seal Pictures
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Often when lounging on the surface groups of Fur Seals will hang in a head down position. It is believed this is done to keep a keen eye out for predators such as Great White Sharks which are found in large numbers at Guadalupe Island.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-003 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Guadalupe Fur Seal
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Often when lounging on the surface groups of Fur Seals will hang in a head down position. It is believed this is done to keep a keen eye out for predators such as Great White Sharks which are found in large numbers at Guadalupe Island.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-004 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Guadalupe Fur Seal
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Often when lounging on the surface groups of Fur Seals will hang in a head down position. It is believed this is done to keep a keen eye out for predators such as Great White Sharks which are found in large numbers at Guadalupe Island.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-007 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Northern Elephant Seal - Bulls Fighting
Northern Elephant Seal - Bulls Fighting
Mature males are covered with scars from their battles with other bulls for dominance over the females on their section of beach.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-002 request pricing Google Earth

Northern Elephant Seal Underwater Stock Photography
Northern Elephant Seal Underwater
Elephant Seals are among the deepest diving marine mammals. Bulls have been documented to dive to depths of over 2600 feet and stay submerged for over 20 minutes.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-007 request pricing Google Earth

Northern Elephant Seal Photos
Northern Elephant Seal
Largest of all seals. The species was hunted nearly to extinction for its oil. By the late 1800s there were fewer than 20 known individuals remaining.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-011 request pricing Google Earth

Northern Elephant Seal - Bull Images
Northern Elephant Seal - Bull
Bulls often display fresh cuts and scars from fights with other males for dominance of groups of females in breeding areas called rookeries.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-012 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Northern Elephant Seal
Northern Elephant Seal
Elephant Seals are among the deepest diving marine mammals. Bulls have been documented to dive to depths of over 2600 feet and stay submerged for over 20 minutes.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-014 request pricing Google Earth

Northern Elephant Seal Pup Nursing Pictures
Northern Elephant Seal Pup Nursing
Pups are nursed for a short four to eight weeks before being left to fend for themselves. Weaned pups group together spending much of their time onshore for an additional few months but soon move ever farther offshore to forage for food.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-035 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Northern Elephant Seal Underwater
Northern Elephant Seal Underwater
Elephant Seals are among the deepest diving marine mammals. Bulls have been documented to dive to depths of over 2600 feet and stay submerged for over 20 minutes.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-038 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Northern Elephant Seal Underwater
Northern Elephant Seal Underwater
A female elephant seal is inquisitive about the odd animal that has appeared along her beach.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-039 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Northern Elephant Seal
Northern Elephant Seal
Elephant Seals are among the deepest diving marine mammals. Bulls have been documented to dive to depths of over 2600 feet and stay submerged for over 20 minutes.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-040 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seal Underwater Stock Photography
Harbor Seal Underwater
They spend about half their time on land and half in water sometimes sleeping in the water.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-001 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seal Photos
Harbor Seal
Earless seal. Enjoy hauling out and basking in the sun. Can remain submerged for nearly 30 minutes.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-003 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seal in Kelp Forest Images
Harbor Seal in Kelp Forest
They spend about half their time on land and half in water sometimes sleeping in the water.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-004 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Harbor Seal
Harbor Seal
Earless seal. Enjoy hauling out and basking in the sun. Can remain submerged for nearly 30 minutes.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-007 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seal Pictures
Harbor Seal
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-010 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Harbor Seal
Harbor Seal
Earless seal. Enjoy hauling out and basking in the sun. Can remain submerged for nearly 30 minutes.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-013 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Harbor Seal
Harbor Seal
Harbor seals have spotted coats in a variety of shades from silver-gray to black or dark brown.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-014 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Harbor Seal Underwater
Harbor Seal Underwater
Earless seal. Enjoy hauling out and basking in the sun. Can remain submerged for nearly 30 minutes.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-022 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seal Stock Photography
Harbor Seal
They spend about half their time on land and half in water sometimes sleeping in the water.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-023 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| California Sea Lion | Cookiecutter Shark | Dolphin | Fur Seal | Guadalupe Island | Harbor Seal | Marine Mammals |
| Northern Elephant Seal | Sea Otter | Threatened Species | Whales |

species represented
Arctocephalus townsendi, Mirounga angustirostris, Phoca vitulina, Zalophus californianus

keywords
Behavior, Bull, Cookie Cutter, Drift Kelp, Endangered Species, Harem, Harems, Kelp, Lions, Mammal, Nurse, Offshore,
Open Ocean, Pelagic, Pinniped, Professional California Stock, Pups, Rookery, Seal, Sealion, Sealions, Seals, Shark,
Sharks, Wound, Wounds

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| California State Parks Elephant Seals | Encyclopedia Britannica Harbor Seal | Encyclopedia Britannica Northern Elephant Seal |
| Marine Mammal Center Northern Elephant Seal | Marine Mammal Center Pacific Harbor Seal | MarineBio Guadalupe Fur Seal |
| NOAA Fisheries Guadalupe Fur Seal | NOAA Fisheries Harbor Seal | NOAA Fisheries Northern Elephant Seal | National Geographic Elephant Seal |
| National Geographic Harbor Seal | Wikipedia Guadalupe Fur Seal | Wikipedia Harbor Seal | Wikipedia Northern Elephant Seal |

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