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Under Construction May 2011 RINGED SEAL Phoca hispida GUARD HAIR Length: less than 10mm, tips often broken off in phocidae (Mayer 1952) 30mm on juvenile sample (Adorjan and Kolenosky 1969), 8-12mm (ASM#1)  20-30mm (ASM #2) Diameter Range: 160-175 microns (ASM#2) Medullary Index: N/A Medulla: None Color: Sparsely distributed specks of brown under magnification Scales: Closely […]