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Callorhinus ursinus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

northern fur seal
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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 : 210 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 150 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 270.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 270.0 kg

Environment

Bathydemersal

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 90°N - 0°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean and the Arctic.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on many varieties of epipelagic and vertically migrating schooling and non-schooling fish and squid; feeding is at night (Ref. 1394). Feeds on many varieties of epipelagic and vertically migrating schooling and non-schooling fish and squid; feeding is at night (Ref. 1394). Estrus and copulation occur about a week after parturition. Implantation is expected 120 days after copulation (Ref. 81300).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2b)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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Length-length
Morphology
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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown