Ursus maritimus, polar bear, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Ursus maritimus, polar bear, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Ursus maritimus

Ursus maritimus Description

Slender, long neck and elongated head. Small ears.. Large, partially-webbed paws on the front limbs are used for swimming. Five digits on each foot, each with a heavy, non-retractable claw. Covered with fur on all but the nose and the pads on the bottoms

Ursus maritimus Common Names

  • polar bear

Ursus maritimus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Ursus maritimus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Ursus maritimus species belongs to.

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Ursus maritimus, marine species closely related

Ursus maritimus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Ursus maritimus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Ursus maritimus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Ursus maritimus are marked in green.

Ursus maritimus, geographic distribution

Where is Ursus maritimus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Ursus maritimus can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Ursus maritimus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Ursus maritimus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Ursus maritimus.