Arctocephalus pusillus, Australian fur seal, South African fur seal, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Arctocephalus pusillus, Australian fur seal, South African fur seal, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Arctocephalus pusillus

Arctocephalus pusillus Description

Sexual dimorphism. Head large and wide, crown rounded in adult males and flatter in females. Muzzle robust and long. Vibrissae moderately long and pale. Hindflippers long and each digit has a cartilaginous rod. Tan to grayish-brown with yellowish to oran

Arctocephalus pusillus Common Names

  • Australian fur seal, South African fur seal

Arctocephalus pusillus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Arctocephalus pusillus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Arctocephalus pusillus species belongs to.

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Arctocephalus pusillus, marine species closely related

Arctocephalus pusillus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Arctocephalus pusillus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Arctocephalus pusillus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Arctocephalus pusillus are marked in green.

Arctocephalus pusillus, geographic distribution

Where is Arctocephalus pusillus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Arctocephalus pusillus can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Arctocephalus pusillus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Arctocephalus pusillus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Arctocephalus pusillus.