AUSTRALIAN FUR SEAL FACTS
The Australian Fur Seal is dark brown to brownish grey with mane of coarse hair. Pups black with silver. External ears visible.
Cape Fur Seal
male 2.0 - 2.3m, female 1.2 - 1.7m
open water up to edge of continental shelf, large bays
Squid, fish, octopus
single pup born. Weaned after 10-11 months.
Bass Strait and coastal waters around Victoria and southern NSW
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Australian Fur Seal|
Relatives in same Genus
New Zealand Fur Seal (A. fosteri)