A slender grey Antarctic seal which lives on the pack ice, feeding mainly on krill.
- Lobodon carcinophagus, family Phocidae.
- A school of crabeater seals surfs the turquoise surge around the base of a grounded iceberg.
- After the summer moult, the crabeater seal is dark brown dorsally and grades to blonde ventrally.
- Waterproof hair and insulating fat, called blubber, help crabeater seals stay warm in the frigid waters.
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