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Photo Info

Dimensions2673 x 1906
Original file size3.67 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken7-Sep-02 12:25
Date modified25-Jan-09 19:13
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS D60
Focal length400 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.6
Exposure1/1000 at f/9.5
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modeAverage
Grey Seal on South Monomoy Island

Grey Seal on South Monomoy Island

Grey Seal

The Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus, meaning "hooked-nosed sea pig") is found on both shores of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a large seal of the family Phocidae or "true seals". It is the only species classified in the genus Halichoerus. Its name is spelled Gray Seal in the US, it is also known as Atlantic Grey Seal and the Horsehead Seal.