Saturday, July 30, 2016

Subantarctic fur seal

The Subantarctic fur seal is found in the Southern parts of the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. It was 1st described by John Edward Gray in 1872 from a specimen recovered in Australia. They are also the only Pinniped found in Madagascar. Other fur seals include the Antarctic fur seal, Northern fur seal, Brown fur seal, New Zealand fur seal, Galapagos fur seal, Juan Fernandez fur seal, and Guadalupe fur seal.

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