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Galapagos Fur Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Otariidae Genus: Arctocephalus
Species: Arctocephalus galapagoensis
The Galapagos Fur Seal is the smallest of all the pinnipeds. It breeds on the Galapagos Islands in the eastern Pacific - making it the only fur seal to breed in tropical waters. The number of Galapagos Fur Seals successfully bred in... More »
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Galápagos fur seal


Galápagos fur seals are the smallest of otariids. They have a grayish brown fur coat. The adult males of the species average 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in length and 64 kg  ...

Galapagos fur seal, head detail - ARKive


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, Arctocephalus galapagoensis ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Galapagos Fur Seals, Arctocephalus galapagoensis , Mammalia, Carnivora, Otariidae, including their world range and habitats, ...

Arctocephalus galapagoensis (Galápagos Fur Seal, Galapagos ...


Galápagos Fur Seals qualify for listing as Endangered under criterion A2ab. However, the lack of quantitative survey information for the past 12 years greatly  ...

Galapagos Fur Seal - Oceans of Fun


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 ...

Galapagos fur seal - Encyclopedia of Earth


Jun 30, 2010 ... The Galápagos fur seal (scientific name: Arctocephalus galapagoensis) is one of 16 species of marine mammals in the family of Eared seals ...

Mammals | Galapagos Conservancy


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 ...

Is That a Galapagos Seal or a Sea Lion? | Red Mangrove ...


Apr 17, 2012 ... There are both fur seals (Galápagos fur seal: Arctocephalus galapagoensis) and sea lions (Galápagos sea lion: Zalophus wollebaeki) in the ...

Galapagos Fur Seal: The Animal Files


Main Characteristics Galapagos Fur Seals have a body length between 1.2 and 1.5 m (3.9 - 4.9 ft) and they weigh between 22 and 65 kgs (48 - 143 lbs).

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Q: Do Galapagos fur seals migrate?
A: nope. Read More »
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Q: Galapagos Fur Seals and Sea Lions.
A: Dear John. Thank you for your question. I also wish to thank the authors of the websites I used. Fur seals and sea lions belong to the same family - the eared s... Read More »
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Q: What is the binomial name for Galapagos Fur Seal?
A: "Arctocephalus galapagoensis" Read More »
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Q: So basically, traits that galapagos fur seals have, which normal ...
A: What is a "normal" fur seal? There are nine species of fur seal, one in the north Pacific in the genus Callorhinus and eight in the southern hemisphere, includi... Read More »
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Q: Are there seals in the galapagos?
A: Yes, the Galapagos Islands are home to the Galapagos Sea Lions ( Zalophus wollebaeki. Read More »
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