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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774

Scientific synonyms and common names

Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774

Common names

Oso polar [Spanish]
Ours blanc [French]
Polar bear [English]
IJsbeer [Dutch]

FAO Species Code

URSI Ursu 1 [FAO Species code]
BPL [FAO Species code]

Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)