Data about Phocidae

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Distribution

Data about Phocidae
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -77.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 79.72 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -180 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 179.99 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Ecology

Data about Phocidae
Habitat
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bar
  • Bar
    A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water. Bars tend to be long and narrow (linear) and develop where a current (or waves) promote deposition of granular material, resulting in localized shallowing (shoaling) of the water. Bars can appear in the sea, in a lake, or in a river. They are typically composed of sand, although could be of any granular matter that the moving water has access to and is capable of shifting around (for example, soil, silt, gravel, cobble, shingle, or even boulders). The grain size of the material comprising a bar is related: to the size of the waves or the strength of the currents moving the material, but the availability of material to be worked by waves and currents is also important.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000167
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail beach
  • Beach
    A landform consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, cobble, or even shell fragments along the shoreline of a body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000091
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater lake
  • Freshwater lake
    A lake of whose water contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000021
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail harbor
  • Harbor
    A place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000463
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ice sheet
  • Ice sheet
    A mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000132
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • Marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • Ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail strait
  • Strait
    A narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000394
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail upwelling
  • Upwelling
    An oceanographic feature that involves wind-driven motion of dense, cooler, and usually nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface, replacing the warmer, usually nutrient-deplete surface water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000005
Environments - EOL project  
Feeds on
Additional detail Alewife GloBI  
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Animals GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Boston Ling GloBI  
Additional detail Bristlemouths GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Snoek GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Chinook Salmon GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Ellipse GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Hakes GloBI  
Additional detail Horned Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerels GloBI  
Additional detail New Zealand Black Goby GloBI  
Additional detail Penguins GloBI  
Additional detail Raitt's Sand Eel GloBI  
Additional detail Red-eye Round Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Saurels GloBI  
Additional detail Shads GloBI  
Additional detail Spanish Mackerel GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrel Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Tunas GloBI  
Additional detail Whiting GloBI  
Additional detail Zooplankton GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Alewife GloBI  
Additional detail Anchovies GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Boston Ling GloBI  
Additional detail Cape Snoek GloBI  
Additional detail Chinook Salmon GloBI  
Additional detail Common Snook GloBI  
Additional detail Ellipse GloBI  
Additional detail False Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Herring Worm GloBI  
Additional detail Horned Lanternfish GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Inshore Squid GloBI  
Additional detail New Zealand Black Goby GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Bear GloBI  
Additional detail Pollock GloBI  
Additional detail Raitt's Sand Eel GloBI  
Additional detail Red-eye Round Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Spanish Mackerel GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrel Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Swell Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Whiting GloBI  
Water depth max
Additional detail 390 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.025 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 30.65 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail -1.73 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 26.75 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.99 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 78.87 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.052 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.13 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.08 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 9.08 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 109.47 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 56.27 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Birds GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Macronectes GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Giant Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Giant Petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Bear GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Giant-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Giant-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Giant-petrel GloBI  
Additional detail Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises GloBI  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 26.57 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.48 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about Phocidae
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 33.9 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 28.1 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about Phocidae
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about Phocidae
Number of sequences in GenBank
Additional detail 356,747 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of articles on EOL
Additional detail 975 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of records in GBIF
Additional detail 358,072 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of images on EOL
Additional detail 1,805 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of media on EOL
Additional detail 1,826 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of rich pages on EOL
Additional detail 19 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Sequences in GenBank?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Records in GBIF?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Specimens in GGBN?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of specimens in GGBN
Additional detail 80 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Rich EOL page?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of DNA Records In GGBN
Additional detail 248 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
References in BHL?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of references in BHL
Additional detail 1,449 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of records in BOLD
Additional detail 136 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Records in BOLD?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of public records in BOLD
Additional detail 124 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  

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