Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) hauled out on ice on Usefull Island near the Antarctic Peninsula, southern Ocean This is the most southerly breeding seal in the world, south to 78 degrees south, inhabiting both pack and fast ice. Recorded dive depths to 750 m for 73 minutes.


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Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) hauled out on ice on Usefull Island near the Antarctic Peninsula, southern Ocean This is the most southerly breeding seal in the world, south to 78 degrees south, inhabiting both pack and fast ice. Recorded dive depths to 750 m for 73 minutes.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Michael S. Nolan

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