Amak (image) University of California - Santa Cruz Caption Spotted seals have very sensitive hearing in both air and water. This is Amak, one of two spotted seals at Long Marine Lab. (NMFS Permit 14535) Credit C. Reichmuth Usage Restrictions For use only with news coverage of this research Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.