Pacific Harbor Seal Photo, Phoca vitulina richardsi



A Pacific harbor seal hauls out on a sandy beach.  This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy.  While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach. La Jolla, California, USA, Phoca vitulina richardsi, natural history stock photograph, photo id 18141Add To Light Table
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A Pacific harbor seal hauls out on a sandy beach. This group of harbor seals, which has formed a breeding colony at a small but popular beach near San Diego, is at the center of considerable controversy. While harbor seals are protected from harassment by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other legislation, local interests would like to see the seals leave so that people can resume using the beach. La Jolla, California, USA

Stock Photo: 18141  -?- 
Species: Pacific harbor seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
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