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 Pusa

Pusa hispida Schreber, 1775

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PusaScopoli, 1771accepted genus name

Species group names

Phoca hispida Schreber, 1775 synonym

Children

Phoca hispida botnica Gmelin, 1788
Phoca hispida hispida Schreber, 1775
Phoca hispida ladogensis Nordquist, 1899
Phoca hispida saimensis Nordquist, 1899

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): ringsel; snadd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kleine zeehond; ringelrob; stinkrob
 Greek: Δακτυλιοφόρος φώκια sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: žieduotasis ruonis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: ringsel; snadd sources: Die Säugethiere, 2(13):pl. 86 [1775];1;
 Norwegian Nynorsk: ringsel; snadd sources: Die Säugethiere, 2(13):pl. 86 [1775];1;
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): ringsel; snadd sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: foka obrączokwana; nerpa obrączkowana sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: кольчатая нерпа sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: foca ocelada sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: vikare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: halkalı fok sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Кільчаста нерпа

Literature

basis of record

Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 in Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.

additional source

Katona, S.K., V. Rough and D.J. Richardson. 1983. A field guide to the whales, porpoises and seals of the Gulf of Maine and eastern Canada, Cape Cod to Newfoundland. Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 255 p.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Berta, A.; Churchill, M. (2011). Pusa hispida Schreber, 1775. 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:159021

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

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 Annalisa Berta

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