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SEAL, BEARDED

Under Construction May 2011 BEARDED SEAL Erignathus barbatus GUARD HAIR Length: less than 10mm, tips often broken off in phocidae (Mayer 1952) Diameter Range: 110 microns (ASM#1) Medullary Index: None Medulla: None Color: Translucent with splotches of brown. Scales: Closely spaced, generally parallel edges, margins can be smooth at tip and base but rough margins […]