The Ringed Seal

Pusa hispida


  • Max Weight: 240 lbs (110 kg)
  • Length: 5.3 ft (1.6 m)
  • Diet: A wide variety of fish and invertebrates
  • Status: Lower risk


range Ringed Seal Range

Species Fact:

Ringed seals are the smallest and most abundant Arctic seal. They overwinter in 100% sea ice cover, where they maintain breathing holes with the claws on their foreflippers.

Ringed Seal