• species
  • They are known to haul out with other Otariid species such as Northern Fur Seals (pictured above) and California Sea Lions. (paws.org)
  • As with most seal species, the male northern fur seals arrive at the breeding grounds first and occupy a territory on the shore. (elelur.com)
  • The dense underfur of this species, insulating the seals from the cold, consists of 60,000 individual hairs per square centimetre (350,000 per square inch). (elelur.com)
  • Lions
  • Steller sea lions are Otariid seals or "eared seals" meaning they have small visible ear flaps and they can turn their hind limbs forward and use their large fore flippers to walk on all fours, making them very maneuverable on land. (paws.org)
  • Sea lions get their name from the long fur on their neck that resembles a lion's mane. (paws.org)
  • History of North American pinnipeds, a monograph of the walruses, sea-lions, sea-bears, and seals of North America. (gc.ca)
  • 1990. Predation by harbour seals and sea lions on adult salmon in Comox Harbour and Cowichan Bay, British Columbia. (gc.ca)