Pinnipedia


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Noun1.Pinnipedia - seals; sea lions; walruses
animal order - the order of animals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
pinnatiped, pinniped, pinniped mammal - aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers
family Otariidae, Otariidae - eared seals: sea lions and fur seals
family Phocidae, Phocidae - earless seals
family Odobenidae, Odobenidae - walruses and extinct forms
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Mammals with the highest levels of SSD include those in Primates, Mustelidae, Pinnipedia, Elephantidae, and Ruminantia; in these orders, males may be three times larger than females (Ralls, 1977; Weckerly, 1998).
Fowler M, Cubas Z (2001) Orders Cetacea and Pinnipedia (whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, fur seals, sea lions).
Sea lions belong to the scientific order Pinnipedia, along with seals, fur seals and walruses.