Adult ringed seals are 140-150 cm in length, and females are generally slightly smaller than males. Pusa hispida is similar in shape and color to common seals, but it is generally darker. The belly is silver gray color and the dorsal side is pale gray with dark spots that are surrounded with pale colored rings (Harris 1991).
Range mass: 65 to 95 kg.
Other Physical Features: endothermic ; homoiothermic; bilateral symmetry
Sexual Dimorphism: male larger