Hooded Seal

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Hooded Seal "Arty", Tag #40974

Released on Oct.6 from Nahant Beach, Nahant, MA (42.26.240N, 70.56.178W)

adult male hooded seal, ARTHUR, stranded 3-16-04

thin, lethargic and almost completely hairless,

he had a significant parasite load also.

collected skin samples for genetics, blubber for contaminants and

isflipper tagged Yellow 20B on both rear flippers.

Arthur came in at 338lb and was released at 625lb, he was 7.5 ft long.

New England aquarium's Information on Arty

Map of "Arty"

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