The Galápagos fur seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) breeds on the
Galápagos Islands in the eastern Pacific, west of mainland Ecuador.
The scientific name of the Galapagos fur seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis)
comes from Greek words meaning 'bear headed', and with its short, pointed ...
Galapagos fur seals are found primarily on the Galapagos Islands or in the
waters of the Pacific Ocean near the Galapagos Islands. During the breeding ...
Taxonomic Notes: In 2011 the genus of all Fur Seals other than Arctocephalus
pusillus was changed from Arctocephalus to Arctophoca, Peters 1866 (
The Galapagos Fur Seal is medium in size compared with other species. They
are a dark brown to light gray color.
Apr 17, 2012 ... There are both fur seals (Galápagos fur seal: Arctocephalus galapagoensis) and
sea lions (Galápagos sea lion: Zalophus wollebaeki) in the ...
The variety of mammal species in the Galapagos Islands is rather limited, as is ...
Galapagos Sea Lions; Galapagos Fur Seal; Rice Rats (four species); Bats (two ...
As suggested by the common name, Galapagos fur seals (Arctocephalus
galapagoensis) are found primarily on the shores of, and in the waters
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Eared seals: sea lions and fur seals (Otariidae) c). Walruses (Odobenidae). All
species recorded in Galapagos waters belong to the family of the eared seals ...