Category Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Phocidae (Earless seals)
Genus species
  • *Phoca vitulina (Harbor Seal)
  • *Phoca hispida (Ringed Seal)
  • *Halichoerus grypus (Gray Seal)
  • *Pagophilus groenlandicus (Harp Seal)
  • *Cystophora cristata (Hooded Seal)
  • Erignathus barbatus (Bearded Seal)
  • Phoca caspica (Caspian Seal)
  • Phoca fasciata (Ribbon Seal)
  • Phoca largha (Spotted Seal)
  • Phoca sibirica (Baikal Seal)
  • Hydrurga leptonyx (Leopard Seal)
  • Leptonychotes weddellii (Weddell Seal)
  • Lobodon carcinophagus (Crabeater Seal)
  • Mirounga angustirostris (Northern Elephant Seal)
  • Mirounga leonina (Southern Elephant Seal)
  • Monachus monachus (Mediterranean Monk Seal)
  • Monachus tropicalis (Caribbean Monk Seal)
  • Monachus schauinslandi (Hawaiian Monk Seal)
    Ommatophoca rossii (Ross Seal)

* Rarely found in the Gulf of Maine.