Types of Seals
Seal Species Index
- Seal Species
There are 18 known species of true seals or earless seals out there that have been identified.
- Leopard Seal
The Leopard Seal is the second largest of all seals out there.
- Harp Seal
The Harp Seal is one that has lots of white fur on it. They also can feature areas of light brown and even some black.
- Harbor Seal
The Harbor Seal is fairly small when it is compared to the many other species of seals out there.
- Gray Seal
The Gray Seal is one that many people have seen in pictures. It is found along the North Atlantic Ocean on both sides of it.
- Northern Elephant Seal
The Northern Elephant Seal is smaller than those from other Elephant Seals in the Southern part of the world.
- Southern Elephant Seal
The Southern Elephant Seal is the largest of all seals in the world.
- Weddell Seal
If you had to choose only one word to describe the Weddell Seal, it would like be that they are cute.
- Hawaiian Monk Seal
You will find that the overall physical appearance of the Hawaiian Monk Seal makes it look much different from the other species of seals.
- Mediterranean Monk Seal
The males feature dark black hair while the females are dark brown. All of the Mediterranean Monk Seals have a watch patch on them.