whaleOrder Carnivora

Family Otariidae

Scientific Name

Arctocephalus philippii

Thumbnail Description

The females travel long distances (than males) to find prey

Size and Weight

Adults:

LENGTH: (males) 2 m; (females) 1.42 m

WEIGHT: (males) 140 kg; (females) 48.1 kg

Newborns:

LENGTH: 65 – 68 cm

WEIGHT: 6.2 – 6.9 kg

Habitat

Rocky shores

Distribution

Alejandro Selkirk, Robinson Crusoe, Santa Clara Islands

Diet

Fish otoliths, cephalopods, Scomberesocidae, Carangidae, Engraulidae, Bathylagidae, Onychoteuthidae, Ommastrephidae, Tremoctopodidae

Reproduction

1

Population

10,000

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Pups

Predators

Killer whales, leopard seals

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Non-migratory

Conservation Status

Least Concern

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