Arctocephalus gazella

Antarctic fur seal
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Classification
Mammalia | Carnivora | Otariidae
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Main reference
. . (Ref. 1394)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 200 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 140 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 230.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 230.0 kg

Environment
Bathydemersal

Climate / Range
Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 78°W - 165°E

Distribution
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic: Antarctic Zone of South Atlantic, Indian and western South Pacific sectors of Southern ocean. Tropical to polar.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers rocky habitats; haul out on sandy beaches and move into such vegetation as tussock grass; found out to sea. In winter, males and subadults occur south to the edge of the consolidated pack ice, and can be found haled out on sea ice. Feeds on krill and fish. They prefer rocky habitats; haul out on sandy beaches and move into such vegetation as tussock grass; found out to sea; In winter, males and subadults occur south to the edge of the consolidated pack ice, and can be found haled out on sea ice. Feeds on krill and fish (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown