Taxon profile


New Zealand Fur Seal
Arctocephalus forsteri (Lesson, 1828)

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

Scientific synonyms

Otaria forsteri Lesson, 1828

Other names

= Antipodean Fur Seal
= Australasian Fur Seal
= Black Fur Seal

IUCN category:Least Concern


juvenile animal

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Intertaxon relationships

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [228103e0-89a0-427d-b82c-c89d494f3611]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Arctocephalus forsteri (Lesson, 1828)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41664]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Arctocephalus forsteri (Lesson, 1828)]
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 forsteri Lesson, 1828]
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 forsteri (Lesson, 1828)]

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