Taxon profile


South African Fur Seal
Arctocephalus pusillus (Schreber, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Otariidae »  genus Arctocephalus

Other names

= Australian Fur Seal
= Brown Fur Seal
= Cape Fur Seal
= Giant Fur Seal

IUCN category:Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) - Great White Shark

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus Jones, 1925 - Afro-australian Fur Seal

Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus - Afro-australian Fur Seal

subspecies Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus (Schreber, 1775)

Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [9c32e407-d83b-4d70-9413-57f39052e31c]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Arctocephalus pusillus (Schreber, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [2060]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Arctocephalus pusillus (Schreber, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Arctocephalus pusillus Schreber, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Arctocephalus pusillus (Schreber, 1775)]

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