Hooded seals are found in coastal areas of Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. They are successful divers that spend much of their time in the water. They usually dive to a depth of 600 m but can go as deep as 1000 m. When they are on land they usually occur in areas with significant ice cover or made up of ice packs. They migrate annually in order to stay in areas where there is drifting pack ice.
Range depth: 100 to 1000 m.
Average depth: 600 m.
Habitat Regions: polar ; terrestrial ; saltwater or marine
Terrestrial Biomes: icecap
Aquatic Biomes: coastal