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 ...
Find out what's known about Galapagos Fur Seals, Arctocephalus galapagoensis
, Mammalia, Carnivora, Otariidae, including their world range and habitats, ...
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 common around the archipelago. Galapagos Fur Seals
are found in the shore zone, mainly along rocky shores. Learn about the ...
The Galapagos Fur Seal is medium in size compared with other species. They
are a dark brown to light gray color.
The Galapagos Fur Seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) is the smallest of all the
pinnipeds. Galapagos Fur Seals are smaller than the Galapagos Sea Lions ...
Rarely seen at sea, the Galapagos fur seal rests in the shade along the rocky
coastline during the day, and hunts in the marine reserve at night.
Many people think Galapagos Fur Seals (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) are
much less abundant in Galapagos than Sea ...