Litter Size

How many babies does a Grey seal have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Grey seals are in a litter?

A Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 346 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 14 kg (30.86 lbs) and measure 15.7 cm (0′ 7″). They are a member of the Phocidae family (genus: Halichoerus). An adult Grey seal grows up to a size of 2.08 meter (6′ 10″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Grey seal is 1

The grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) is found on both shores of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a large seal of the family Phocidae, which are commonly referred to as “true seals” or “earless seals”. It is the only species classified in the genus Halichoerus. Its name is spelled gray seal in the US; it is also known as Atlantic seal and the horsehead seal.

Other animals of the family Phocidae

Grey seal is a member of the Phocidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Grey seal

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Grey seal

Other animals that usually reach the age of 46.67 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Grey seal

What other animals weight around 197.29 kg (434.94 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Grey seal

Also reaching around 2.08 meter (6′ 10″) in size do these animals: