Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758
Fauna - Mammals: Marine - Native
Found along temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the Northern Hemisphere. On Mull it is found commonly in the Sound of Mull and in Loch Scridain, Loch Tuath and around the smaller offshore islands to the west of Mull.
For more information about common seals in the Hebrides go to the website of the Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust. This was established in 1994 (based in Tobermory) and is a registered charity that has pioneered practical, locally-based education and monitoring programmes on cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) in the Hebrides.
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