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True Seals: Phocidae - Conservation Status

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Three true seals are considered threatened species due mainly to habitat loss or degradation. The Caribbean and Hawaiian monk seals are listed as Endangered, facing a very high risk of extinction, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The World Conservation Union (IUCN) lists the Mediterranean monk seal as Critically Endangered, facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild, the Hawaiian monk seal as Endangered, and the Caspian seal as Vulnerable, facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

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