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The walrus, sea lions, fur seals and sea otter

by Sam H. Ridgway

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Published by Academic in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea otter,
  • Walrus,
  • Sea lions,
  • Seals (Animals)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references and index.

    Statementedited by S.H. Ridgway and R.J. Harrison
    SeriesHandbook of marine mammals -- v. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24778538M
    ISBN 100125885016
    OCLC/WorldCa16810811

    Sea lions are large marine mammals in the family Otariidae, sub-order Pinnipedia, order Carnivora, found now along the Pacific and South Atlantic coasts and on many islands of the southern hemisphere. Sea lions may have appeared first on the Pacific shores during the Lower Miocene. They are less fully adapted to aquatic life than are the true seals (family Phocidae of . Google search: "Sea Lions, together with the Fur Seals, comprise the family Otariidae, Eared Seals, which contains 6 extant and 1 extinct species (the Japanese sea lion) in 5 genera. Their range extends from the subarctic to tropical waters of the global ocean in both the Northern & Southern Hemispheres, with the notable exception of the.

    Otariid (sea lions and fur seals) and odobenid (walruses) pinnipeds are first known from the early-middle Miocene in the North Pacific and are unknown either entirely (otariids) or until the. In this study, marine mammals from 13 species were sampled including; humpback whales, bowhead whales, beluga whales, harbor porpoises, northern fur seals, Steller sea lions, harbor seals, ringed seals, bearded seals, spotted seals, ribbon seals, Pacific walruses, and Cited by:

    Steller or northern sea lions are sometimes confused with California sea lions, but are much larger and lighter in color. Males may grow to 11 feet ( m) in length and weigh almost 2, pounds ( kg). Females are much smaller and may grow to nine feet ( m) in length and weigh 1, pounds ( kg). Steller sea lions are light tan to. California sea lions are known for their intelligence, playfulness, and noisy barking. Their color ranges from chocolate brown in males to a lighter, golden brown in females. Males reach pounds ( kg) and seven feet ( m) in length. Females grow to pounds ( kg) and up to six feet ( m) in length.


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Handbook of Marine Mammals - Vol 1: The Walrus, Sea Lions, Fur Seals and Sea Otter First Edition by Sam H Ridgeway (Editor), Richard J Harrison (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages. Contents: Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) / Francis H. Fay --New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) / Gregory E.

Walker and John K. Ling --South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens) / Raul Vaz-Ferreira --California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) / Daniel K.

Odell --Australian. Nov 2, - Explore helenluinpa's board "Seals, Sea Lions, Otters & Walrus", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Animals beautiful, Cute animals and Animals pins. Includes bibliographic references and index. This banner text can have : Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Handbook of Marine Mammals Vol.

1: The Walrus, Sea Lions, Fur Seals and Sea Otter (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Coast of North America and the Bering Sea, pinni-peds (seals, sea lions, and walrus) and sea otters are among the top predators. In addition, sea otters are considered to be a keystone predator responsible for structuring nearshore benthic communities.

These species are the largest warm-blooded animals that. Sea Lion Info. There are 33 species of pinnipeds (meaning "wing-" or "fin-footed") which include 18 true seals, 14 eared seals (sea lions and fur seals), and 1 walrus.

California sea lions belong to the family Otariidae which means "little ears.” In the scientific community, there are many debates concerning the ancestry of eared and true seals.

Fur seals are any of nine species of pinnipeds belonging to the subfamily Arctocephalinae in the family are much more closely related to sea lions than true seals, and share with them external ears (), relatively The walrus and muscular foreflippers, and the ability to walk on all are marked by their dense underfur, which made them a long-time object of Class: Mammalia.

Marine mammals, such as polar bears, sea otters, seals, sea lions, and walruses, are an extraordinary group of organisms, many of which maintain a link to both aquatic and terrestrial habitats.

Often highly intelligent with sophisticated communication systems, marine mammals are a fundamental component of marine ecosystems around the world. - Explore wendeegirl's board "Pinnipeds (Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses)" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Sea, Ocean themes and Animal books pins. The walrus's body shape shares features with both sea lions (eared seals: Otariidae) and seals (true seals: Phocidae).

As with otariids, it can turn its rear flippers forward and move on all fours; however, its swimming technique is more like that of true seals, relying less on flippers and more on sinuous whole body : Mammalia. Burgess Animal Book for Children, The by BURGESS, Thornton W. THE MAMMALS OF THE SEA -- The Sea Otter, Walrus, Sea Lions, Seals and Manatee or Sea Cow.

Nov. 2, transcriptAuthor: Librivox. Fur seals and sea lions are also known as eared seals. In and around Redwood National and State Parks, the most commonly seen eared seal is the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).

These animals may be seen hauled out on off shore rocks, and occasionally on sandy beaches. Most of the California sea lions in RNSP are adult and subadult. Scientific Name: Phocidae spp (seals), and Otariidae spp (fur seals and sea lions) Common Name(s): Seals, fur seals, sea lions Basic Animal Group: Mammal Size: Range from 4–13 feet long Weight: Range between 85–4, pounds Lifespan: 30 years Diet: Carnivore Habitat: Polar, temperate, and tropical seas Population: Unknown, but in the hundreds of millions.

For more t years, Native Americans from Alaska to southern California relied on aquatic animals such as seals, sea lions, and sea otters for food and raw materials.

Archaeological research on the interactions between people and these marine mammals has made great advances recently and provides a unique lens for understanding the human. CHAPTER 1. People, Pinnipeds, and Sea Otters of the Northeast Pacific.

Torben C. Rick, Todd J. Braje, and Robert L. DeLong. Marine mammals, such as polar bears, sea otters, seals, sea lions, and walruses, are an extraordinary group of organisms, many of which maintain a link to both aquatic and terrestrial : University of California Press.

Eighty pups were born inand the Farallon rookery is now considered to be established. Like the other fur seals, Northerns are eared seals that are closely related to sea lions.

Fur seals can be distinguished from sea lions by their pointy nose and huge, dark eyes. Males reach 7 feet ( m) and pounds ( kg).

Seals are semiaquatic marine mammals. They have four flippers, so are in a category of animals known as pinnipedia which means 'fin-footed'. The pinnipeds group contains 3 families: phocidae, the earless or true seal (eg.

common seal), otaridae, eared seals (eg. fur seals and sea lions) and odobenidae (walrus). Seals are believed to have evolved from land based, bear or otter-like. Pinnipeds, commonly known as seals, are a widely distributed and diverse clade of carnivorous, fin-footed, semiaquatic marine comprise the extant families Odobenidae (whose only living member is the walrus), Otariidae (the eared seals: sea lions and fur seals), and Phocidae (the earless seals, or true seals).

There are 33 extant species of pinnipeds, and Class: Mammalia. Because sea lions have large flippers fit with bones and joints, they are excellent at walking on land.

The sea lions often occupy higher areas on the islands, leaving the water’s edge for Harbour Seals. Steller Sea Lions belong to the Otariidae family and are not true seals as they have external ear flaps and furless flippers.

Sea Lions are very similar to Seals. It's hard to spot the difference. Sea Lions have small external ears. And large strong front flippers which they use to propel themselves under water. On land.Sea Lions Resources Sea lions are large marine mammals in the family Otariidae, suborder Pinnipedia, order Carnivora, found now along the Pacific and South Atlantic coasts and on many islands of the Southern Hemisphere.

Sea lions may have appeared first on the Pacific shores during the Lower Miocene. They are less fully adapted to aquatic life than are the true seals .For more than ten thousand years, Native Americans from Alaska to southern California relied on aquatic animals such as seals, sea lions, and sea otters for food and raw materials.

Archaeological research on the interactions between people and these marine mammals has made great advances recently and provides a unique lens for understanding the Cited by: