earless sealearless seal
any of a family (Phocidae) of seals with inconspicuous ears and rudimentary hind limbs
Any of various seals of the family Phocidae, which includes the harbor seal and elephant seals, characterized by short fore flippers, hind flippers specialized for swimming, a coat of short sleek hair, and the absence of external ears. Also called phocid . Also called true seal .