Taxon profile


Northern Elephant Seal
Mirounga angustirostris (Gill, 1866)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Carnivora - carnivores »  family Phocidae - earless seal »  genus Mirounga - elephant seal

IUCN category:Least Concern



Intertaxon relationships

predator: Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Killer Whale, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) - Great White Shark

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [13581]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Mirounga angustirostris (Gill, 1866)]
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 Mirounga angustirostris Gill, 1866]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Mirounga angustirostris (Gill, 1866)]

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