The Ribbon Seal

Histriophoca fasciata


  • Max Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
  • Length: 6.2 ft (1.9 m)
  • Diet: Mainly pollock, arctic cod, and squid
  • Status: Vulnerable


range Ribbon Seal Range

Species Fact:

Ribbon seals breed and molt on sea ice in the spring and early summer. They spend the rest of the year in open water and almost never come to shore.

Ribbon Seal