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The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation - The Sharks of the Monterey Bay - Pelagic Sharks
California and Stellar's sealions propel themselves with powerful strokes of the fore flippers, (Otarids). Harbor seals can out ... their fore-flippers to propel themselves through the water and typically travel along the surface, often porpoise'ing. Seals on the other hand, propel themselves with their hind-flippers and ...
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Seal Conservation Society: The Pinnipeds
Phocid seals on the other hand do not have visible ear flaps, drag themselves along land by their fore flippers or bodies and use their hind flippers to propel themselves through the water, their fore flippers being used for steering. The walrus possesses a ...
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Sable Island Marine Mammals
Thus pinniped means "fin-footed" or "wing-footed", and refers to the front and hind flippers which are long and flattened webbed hands and feet. Pinnipeds are divided into three groups ...
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The Pinnipeds
When swimming, phocids use a `sculling` action of their hindquarters and hind flippers, the fore flippers ...
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The Filey Encounter
It propelled itself with large flippers on either side and had a flat tail like a beavers (? hind flippers). The head sat on ... . There is no tail apparent or described, just the rear flippers that could give a divided “ tail” impression. Now seals ...
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CRESLI harbor seal page
When hauled out, harbor seals often lie with their heads and hind flippers elevated in what is often referred to as the "banana-like" position. When resting in ...
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CRESLI seal page
Their front flippers are short and haired and equipped with large claws, while the hind flippers are webbed and directed backward. The rear flippers propel the seal through the water ... lions and fur seals are quite different from true seals. Their long flexible front flippers and versatile hind flippers enable these mammals to actually run on land and their long agile necks ...
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Euroturtle - Introduction to Sea Turtles
The forelimbs or front flippers are generally elongated and provide the main propulsive force. The hind flippers are large and spadelike and the females use these when ...
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Greentrack Homepage
The forelimbs or front flippers are generally elongated and provide the main propulsive force. The hind flippers are large and spadelike and the females use these when ...
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The Namibian Seal Harvest
Arctosephalus Pussilus. These are not actually true seals, they have external ears and their hind flippers point forwards, they are a kind of sea lion. They congregate in large breeding flocks ...
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