Harbor Seal Proposed as RI’s Official Marine Mammal

The Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Commonwealth Corps offers the following tips for watching grey and harbor seals in Buzzards Bay.
Photo/New England Boating, Tom Richardson.

The Providence Journal reports that the harbor seal is being considered as the official marina mammal of Rhode Island.

Rep. Samuel Azzinaro has introduced legislation to designate the harbor seal as the state’s official marine mammal at the request of the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce, Save The Bay, the Roger Williams Park Zoo and the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce.

Read more about legislation that could make the harbor seal the official marine mammal of Rhode Island.