whaleOrder Carnivora

Family Otariidae

Scientific Name

Callorhinus ursinus

Thumbnail Description

Adult males are stocky in build, and they have thick and wide necks

Size and Weight

Adults:

LENGTH: (males) 2.1 m: (females) 1.5 m

WEIGHT: (males) 270 kg; (females) 50 kg

Newborns:

LENGTH: 60 – 65 cm

WEIGHT: 5.4 – 6 kg

Habitat

Rookery

Distribution

Bering Sea, Sea of Okhotsk, Sea of Japan, Northern Baja California, Mexico

Diet

Anchovy, hake, saury, several species of squid and rockfish, salmon, Walleye Pollock, Capelin, Sand Lance, Herring, Atka Mackerel

Reproduction

1

Population

1,100,000

Lifespan

25 years

Baby Name

Pups

Predators

Killer Whales, sharks, Steller Sea Lions

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Colonies of 200 – 250 individuals

Conservation Status

Vulnerable