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Northern Fur Seal


Scientific Name:
Callorhinus ursinus
Length:
2-2.5 m (7-8 ft)
Weight:
260-360 kg (575-800 lbs)
Status:
good to go
Prey:
N/A

Physical characteristics

They have a small head, a short snout, and long and thick whiskers. Their coat is brown or gray with spots. they have small square flippers.

Behavioral characterization

N/A

Distribution

Northern hemisphere

Population size

250,000-300,000

Predators

N/A

Migration/Dispersal patterns

N/A

Social system/Group size

N/A

Major threats

In general they are a least concern but the Okhotsk and Beringia populations are threatened.

Research efforts

N/A

Fun fact

Male songs can be heard up to 12 miles away.