Has a slender body with a thick neck and is dark grey or brown with large eyes.
The Ross seal is very territorial.
Killer whales and possibly leopard seals.
From late summer, some individuals may migrate northwards towards open ocean, and some vagrants have been sighted as far north as South Georgia, the Falkland Island and the South Sandwich Islands.
Social system/Group size
The global climate change may lead to loss of ice packs upon which it gives birth and avoids predators.
Ross Seals are named after Sir James Clark Ross who led the Erebus and Terror expeditions to the Antarctic.