japanese sea lion
Japanese Sea Lion

Order Carnivora

Family Otariidae

Scientific Name

Zalophus japonicus

Thumbnail Description

Thought to have become extinct in the 1970s

Size and Weight

Adults:

LENGTH: (males) 2.3 to 2.5 m (females) 1.6 m

WEIGHT: (males) 450 – 560 kg

Habitat

Coastal areas

Distribution

National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, the Netherlands

Diet

Unknown

Reproduction

1

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Pups

Group Name

Harem

Predators

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Extinct