Harp seals live 20 to 35 years in the wild. There is very little information on the lifespans of harp seals in captivity. ("Harp Seals", 2004; Kovacs, 2008; Schliemann, 1990)
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Alison McKenna, University of Michigan
McKenna, A. and P. Myers. 2009. "Pagophilus groenlandicus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed September 19, 2010 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Pagophilus_groenlandicus.html.
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