New Zealand Fur Seal photographed at Sea World, Gold Coast, Australia.
Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.
The New Zealand Fur Seal is greyish brown above, paler below. Sharply pointed snout. Bulls have thick mane. External ears visible.
male 1.5 - 2.5m, female 1.3 - 1.5m
rocky coats and offshore islands
squid, octopus, fish
single pup weaned after about a year
coastal waters off SA , and southern WA
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:||New Zealand Fur Seal|
Relatives in same Genus
Australian Fur Seal (A. pusillus)