Arctocephalus tropicalis   (Gray, 1872)

Subantarctic fur seal

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Arctocephalus tropicalis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Mammalia | Carnivora | Otariidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
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Size / Weight / Age
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

Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 40°W - 165°E

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific, Southeast Atlantic and the Antarctic. Tropical to temperate.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

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 | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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