| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||Subantarctic Islands south of New Zealand
|| Grey & Brown
||2 - 3.3 m (6.5 - 11 ft)
||300 - 450 Kgs (660 - 990 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
New Zealand Sea Lions are large sea lions that reach lengths between 2 and 3.3 m (6.5 - 11 ft). Males are coloured dark brown with grey hindquarters and females and juveniles are silver/grey or brown/grey.
New Zealand Sea Lions can be found on a few subantarctic islands south of New Zealand.
New Zealand Sea Lions feed on fish, crabs, penguins and octopus.
After a gestation period of 12 months, New Zealand Sea Lions give birth to a single pup. The pups are weaned within 1 year.
Females reach sexual maturity at around 4 years of age and males around 5 years of age, although males do not normally mate until they are at least 8 years old.
New Zealand Sea Lions have no subspecies
New Zealand Sea Lions are also known as:
New Zealand Sealion
Hooker's Sea Lion
South American Sea Lion
Steller Sea Lion
Galapagos Sea Lion
Japanese Sea Lion
California Sea Lion
Australian Sea Lion