Caspian Seal

Caspian Seal


Caspian Seal Range Map (Caspian Sea)
Caspian Seal Range Map (Caspian Sea)



Latin Name Pusa caspica
Conservation Status Endangered
Location Caspian Sea
Colour Grey with Light Spots
Length 1.4 - 1.8 m (4.6 - 5.9 ft)
Weight 50 - 86 Kgs (110 - 190 lbs)
Life Expectancy

35 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Caspian Seals have a body length between 1.4 and 1.8 m (4.6 - 5.9 ft) and they weigh between 50 and 86 kgs (110 - 190 lbs). They are coloured dark grey and they have light coloured spots.

Habitat

Caspian Seals are found in the Caspian Sea.

Diet

Caspian Seals mainly feed upon fish and crustaceans.

Breeding

After a gestation period of 11 months, Caspian Seals give birth to a single pup. They are weaned by the time they reach a month old and they reach sexual maturity at 5 - 7 years of age.

Predators

Predators of Caspian Seals include sea eagles and humans.

Subspecies

Caspian Seals have no subspecies

Interesting Facts


Similar Animals

Common Seal
Ringed Seal
Grey Seal
Baikal Seal
Harp Seal
Ribbon Seal
Spotted Seal

 


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