Callorhinus ursinus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

northern fur seal
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China country information

Common names:
Occurence: stray
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref:
Regulations: no regulations | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from southwest to Shandong.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/ch.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurences: Occurence Point map
Main Ref: Rice, D.W., 1998
National Database:

Common names from other countries

Northern fur seal, ... more

Main reference

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: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range

Bathydemersal

Climate / Range

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

Distribution

Pacific Ocean and the Arctic.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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. 120744)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2b); Date assessed: 26 March 2015

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)