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Arctocephalus tropicalis   (Gray, 1872)

Subantarctic fur seal

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

Mammalia | Carnivora | Otariidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

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. 114614)

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