Arctocephalus


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Noun1.Arctocephalus - fur sealsArctocephalus - fur seals        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Otariidae, Otariidae - eared seals: sea lions and fur seals
fur seal - eared seal of the southern hemisphere; the thick soft underfur is the source of sealskin; "the male fur seal is much larger than the female"
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Diphyllobothrium pacificum) (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidea) was described by Nybelin in 1931 in the Juan Fernandez fur seal, Arctocephalus philippii, from waters of the Juan Fernandez Islands off the coast of Chile.
One species, the northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) inhabits the North Pacific, while seven species in the Arctocephalus genus are found primarily in the Southern Hemisphere.
rabbits and hares 10/2 Felis libyca wildcat 1/1 Mellivora capensis honey badger 1/1 Arctocephalus pusillus Cape fur seal 3/1 Raphicerus campestres steenbok 1/1 Bos taurus cattle 1/1 small bovid(s) 9/1 large-medium bovid(s) 1/1 large bovid(s) 3/1 Chersina angulata angulate tortoise 4 Spheniscus demersus African penguin 1/1 other birds 1/1 fish 4/1 Table 2.
Detecting prey from DNA in predator scats: a comparison with morphological analysis, using Arctocephalus seals fed a known diet.
1 30 native mammals Arctocephalus pusillus Australian fur seal 4 9 1 Bettongia gaimardi bettong Dasyurus viverrinus native cat 1 1.
Common Name Scientific Name California sea lion Zalophus californianus californianus Gray seal Halichoerus grypus Guadalupe fur seal Arctocephalus townsendi Harbor seal (North Atlantic) Phoca vitulina concolor Harbor seal (Pacific) Phoca vitulina richardii Harp seal Pagophilus groenlandicus Hooded seal Cystophora cristata Northern elephant seal Mirounga angustirostris Northern fur seal Callorhinus ursinus Steller sea lion Eumetopias jubatus Table 2.