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Ross seal

(Ommatophoca rossii)

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Description

The Ross seal (Ommatophoca rossii) is a species of pinniped mammal of the family of the phocids,the only representative of the genus Ommatophoca.It receives its name in honor of James Clark Ross.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Phocidae
Genus:Ommatophoca
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