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Arctocephalus tropicalis   (Gray, 1872)

Subantarctic fur seal

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Otariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 40°W - 165°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific, Southeast Atlantic and the Antarctic. Tropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 180 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 140 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 165.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 165.0 kg

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky areas. Diet varies by location and season, with fish, squid, penguins and krill predominating. Diet varies by location and season, with fish, squid, penguins and krill predominating (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (41 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown