Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Mammalia > Subclass Theria > Order Carnivora > Suborder Caniformia > Infraorder Pinnipedia > Family Phocidae > Genus Erignathus

Erignathus barbatus (Erxleben, 1777)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Phoca Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ErignathusGill, 1866accepted genus name

Species group names

Phoca barbatus Erxleben, 1777 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): blåsel; storkobbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: remmesæl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: baardrob sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: bearded seal sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Bearded Seal sources: Charles Hussey
 French: phoque barbu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Bartrobbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): כלב ים מזוקן sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: foca barbata; foca barbuta sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: jūrų kiškis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: blåsel; storkobbe sources: Syst. Regni Anim., 1:590
 Norwegian Nynorsk: blåsel; storkobbe sources: Syst. Regni Anim., 1:590
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): blåsel; storkobbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: лахтак или морской заяц sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: brkati tjulenj sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: foca barbuda sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: storsäl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: sakallı fok sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Лахтак; Морський заєць sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: morlo barfog

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

Hebert, P.D.N. (ed.). 2002. Canada's aquatic environment. Cyber Natural Software, University of Guelph.

additional source

ITIS database

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2011). Erignathus barbatus (Erxleben, 1777). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137079

Prof. Dr Wieslaw Bogdanowicz. Erignathus barbatus (Erxleben, 1777). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=305341

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex V EU Habitat Directive Annex V: Species of community interest whose taking in the wild and exploitation may be subject to management measures.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2008This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2010-05-20 by Prof. Dr Wieslaw Bogdanowicz & by Annalisa Berta

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