Guadalupe Fur Seal

Guadalupe Fur Seal


Guadalupe Fur Seal Range Map (Guadalupe Island, Channel Islands & Isla Cedros)
Guadalupe Fur Seal Range Map (Guadalupe Island, Channel Islands & Isla Cedros)
Dark Blue - Breeding Colonies
Light Blue - Non Breeding Individuals


Latin Name Arctocephalus townsendi
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location Guadalupe Island Area
Colour Dark Brown
Length 1.4 - 1.9 m (4.6 - 6.2 ft)
Weight 50 - 160 Kgs (110 - 350 lbs)
Life Expectancy

23 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Guadalupe Fur Seals have a body length between 1.4 and 1.9 m (4.6 - 6.2 ft) and they weigh between 50 and 160 kgs (110 - 350 lbs). They are dark brown in colour with a yellowish/grey mane and they have a pointed snout.

Habitat

Guadalupe Fur Seals can be found on Guadalupe Island, southern California Channel Islands and Isla Cedros.

Diet

Guadalupe Fur Seals feed on fish and squid.

Breeding

Guadalupe Fur Seals have a gestation period of 11 - 12 months, which includes a period of delayed implantation, and they give birth to a single pup. The pup is weaned at 9 - 11 months old.

Predators

Predators of Guadalupe Fur Seals are sharks and killer whales.

Subspecies

Guadalupe Fur Seals have no subspecies

Interesting Facts


Similar Animals

South American Fur Seal
Antarctic Fur Seal
Subantarctic Fur Seal
New Zealand Fur Seal
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Galapagos Fur Seal
Juan Fernandez Fur Seal
Northern Fur Seal

 


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