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Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus)

Phoque-Moine Monachus Monachus Phoque Moine s'installant sur un rocher d'un îlot proche de l'ile de Sérifos dans les Cyclades
Date 2007 04 11
Source Photo de l'auteur
Author Cornaire Jean Marie

The Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) is a pinniped belonging to the family Phocidae. Three or four isolated subpopulations are found in the Mediterranean (especially in the Aegean Sea), the archipelago of Madeira and the Cabo Blanco area in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. It is believed to be the world's rarest pinniped species.
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Clade: Pinnipedia
Family: Phocidae
Genus: Monachus
Species: Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779)

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Scientific Name: Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779)
Common Names: Mediterranean Monk Seal; [French] Phoque-moine Méditerranéen; [Spanish] Foca Monje
Synonyms: Phoca monachus Hermann, 1779
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