The New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri), also known as Hooker's sea lion
, and whakahao in Māori, is a species of sea lion that primarily breeds on New ...
New Zealand sea lions are one of the rarest seal species in the world. Sea lions
are found mainly on beaches in Otago and Southland areas and New Zealand's
New Zealand sea lions are now listed as “nationally critical”. This is the highest
threat category in New Zealand and .puts them in the same category as the ...
Apr 1, 2010 ... Hooker's sea lions are the rarest species of sea lion in the world and are endemic
to New Zealand. After being hunted nearly to extinction by ...
New Zealand sea lions, also known as Hooker's sea lions, inhabit the southern
stretches of New Zealand's territory in the Pacific with colonies reaching as far ...
New Zealand (Hooker's) sea lions are based around the Auckland Islands and
Campbell Island with approximately 150 based on the New Zealand mainland on
Dec 8, 2009 ... The New Zealand sea lion (Scientific name: Phocarctos hookeri) is one of 16
species of marine mammals in the family of Eared seals which ...
Hooker's, New Zealand, or Auckland sea lion— Sporting a black or very dark
brown coat, the Hooker's sea lion is slightly smaller than its neighbor, the
The New Zealand Sea Lion continues to decline from hunting that has been
going on since the 19th century. With a recent mass death due to unknown
Main Characteristics New Zealand Sea Lions are large sea lions that reach
lengths between 2 and 3.3 m (6.5 - 11 ft). Males are coloured dark brown with