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Subantarctic fur seal


The subantarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus tropicalis) is found in the southern parts of the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans. It was first described by Gray in 1872 ...

Subantarctic Fur Seals, Arctocephalus tropicalis ~ MarineBio.org


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

Subantarctic fur seal videos, photos and facts - Arctocephalus ...


Aug 23, 2010 ... One of the best-known members of the family Otariidae (the eared seals), the Subantarctic fur seal has a distinctive colouration. The upperparts ...

ADW: Arctocephalus tropicalis: INFORMATION


Subantarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus tropicalis) inhabit the Southern Hemisphere. They breed on islands north of Antarctica, including Amsterdam, the Crozets, ...

Subantarctic Fur Seal - Oceans of Fun


Subantarctic fur seals are characterized by having a “face mask,” with a dark brown body and cream-colored fur around their faces and necks.

Arctocephalus tropicalis — Subantarctic Fur-seal


The subantarctic fur seal is a small, carnivorous marine mammal. This species is sexually dimorphic, with adult males being up to 2 m long and weighing 70-165 ...

Subantarctic fur seal — Heard Island


Feb 28, 2005 ... Vital statistics. Scientific name: Arctocephalus tropicalis. Weight: Females 35 kg; males 88–165 kg. Length: Females 1.4 m; males 2 m.

Fur seals — Marion Island Marine Mammal Programme


The Prince Edward Islands boast the world's largest sympatrically breeding population of Antarctic (Arctocephalus gazella) and Subantarctic fur seals ...

Foraging Behavior of Subantarctic Fur Seals Supports Efficiency of a ...


May 10, 2016 ... Foraging behaviour of marine top predators is increasingly being used to identify areas of ecological importance. This is largely enabled by the ...

Subantarctic fur seal | Arctocephalus tropicalis facts - Animals


Explains everything about Subantarctic fur seal, member of the Carnivora order and the Otariidae family.

Subantarctic Fur Seal
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora Family: Otariidae Genus: Arctocephalus
Species: Arctocephalus tropicalis
The Subantarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus tropicalis) is a fur seal found in the southern parts of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. It was first described by Gray in 1872 from a specimen recovered in northern Australia - hence the... More »
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Subantarctic Fur Seal - the Seal Conservation Society!


The breeding colonies of the Subantarctic fur seal, formerly known as the Amsterdam Island fur seal, are generally found on temperate islands in the South  ...

Arctocephalus tropicalis (Amsterdam Island Fur Seal, Subantarctic ...


Subantarctic Fur Seals were formerly referred to as Arctocephalus elegens, Arctocephalus gazella and Arctocephalus tropicalis tropicalis. They are now known ...

Subantarctic Fur Seal: The Animal Files


Main Characteristics Subantarctic Fur Seals have a body length between 1.2 and 1.8 m (3.9 - 5.9 ft) and they weigh between 50 and 140 kgs (110 - 310 lbs).