WHS where Seals exist in the wild.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Banc d'Arguin monk seal
Cape Floral Region fur seal
Danube Delta monk seal
Donana National Park monk seal
French Austral Lands and Seas the second largest colony of Southern Elephant Seals and the third largest colony of sub-Antarctic Fur Seals in the world (OUV)
Galapagos Islands fur seal
Giant's Causeway harbour seal, grey seal
Glacier parks fur seal, elephant seal, harbour seal
Gough and Inaccessible Islands fur seal
Gros Morne National Park harbour seal
Gulf of California elephant seal
Heard and McDonald Islands fur seal
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago the ringed seal and the grey seal
Ibiza Mediterranean monk seal
Ichkeul National Park monk seal
Ilulissat Icefjord bearded seal, hooded seal, harbour seal, ringed seal
Lagoons of New Caledonia fur seal
Lake Baikal Baikal seal
Macquarie Island fur seal
Mont-Saint-Michel harbour seal
Mount Athos The presence of the persecuted monk seal Monachus monachus (CR) was reported in 2006 (UNESCO/WHC,2006a) possibly from lairs on Piperi in the Northern Sporades Marine Park. (UNEP-WCMC)
Namib Sand Sea fur seals
Olympic National Park harbour seal
Papahanaumokuakea monk seal
Paphos monk seal
Peninsula Valdes elephant seal, sea lion, fur seal
Pico Island monk seal
Redwood Harbor Seals
Robben Island fur seal
Sceilg Mhichíl harbour seal, grey seal
Shiretoko Spotted Seal
St. Kilda harbour seal, grey seal
Sub-Antarctic Islands elephant seal
Surtsey harbour seal, grey seal
Tasmanian Wilderness fur seal
Te Wahipounamu fur seal
Volcanoes of Kamchatka fur seal, bearded seal
Wadden Sea grey seal, harbour seal
West Norwegian Fjords harbour seal
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Harbor Seal
Wrangel Island bearded seal


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Seals?

Send it to me!

A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source