I’ll be blogging more these days. Deactivated Facebook again.
Happy hump day!
Anonymous said: How much does a typical seal weigh? How long does one last for a typical family to eat?
a typical ugruk, or bearded seal, weighs about 500 pounds? we don’t usually weigh our catch.
a typical spotted seal weighs about 150 pounds? we don’t usually weigh our catch.
a typical ringed seal weighs about 120 pounds? again, we don’t usually weigh our catch so I don’t have accurate figures for you.
it takes a few months for a family to consume a whole seal. there’s seal meat and seal blubber that is rendered to an oil—hence the term ‘seal oil.’ many families take the seal skin/fur and make something nice to wear, like a hat or gloves. there are even pimped out seal skin parkas!
i love seal. hope this answer your questions. have a good day!