Zalophus californianus


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Noun1.Zalophus californianus - often trained as a show animalZalophus californianus - often trained as a show animal  
sea lion - any of several large eared seals of the northern Pacific related to fur seals but lacking their valuable coat
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Ecologia alimentaria del lobo marino de California, Zalophus californianus californinus, en Los Islotes, B.
On an earlier review of this anomaly in otariids, Acevedo and Aguayo (2008) reported cases in five otariid species: Antarctic fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella (Peter, 1875), Northern fur seal, Callorhinus ursinus Linnaeus, 1758, Steller sea lion, Eumetopias jubatus (Schreber, 1776), Californian sea lion, Zalophus californianus (Lesson, 1828), and South American sea lion, Otaria flavescens (Shaw, 1800).
Variabilidad espacial de la dieta del lobo marino de california Zalophus californianus californianus, (Lesson 1828).
Experimental results demonstrated that entanglement rates of short-beaked common dolphins, Delphinus delphis, and California sea lions, Zalophus californianus, were significantly reduced in pingered nets (Barlow and Cameron, 2003).
The 4-foot Zalophus californianus pup was raised in captivity and had come to rely on humans for its food.
Asi, el lobo marino Zalophus californianus --la "foca" de zoologicos y acuarios-- es tan abundante que resulta una plaga al destruir y saquear las redes de los pescadores, y otras especies que estuvieron a punto de extinguirse se han recuperado espectacularmente.
1]) Eschrichtius robustus 3,62 0,02 Zalophus californianus 0,625 0,16 Tursiops truncates-- 0,004 0,16 Delphinus spp.
groenlandica (harp seals), Callorhinus ursinus (northern fur seals), Mirounga angustirostris (northern elephant seals), Zalophus californianus (California sea lions), Eumetopias jubatus (steller sea lions), and Otaria flavescens (South American sea lions) (9-13).
El lobo marino Zalophus californianus californianus es el pinnipedo de mas amplia distribucion y mayor abundancia en Mexico.
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.
Diving patterns of California sea lions, Zalophus californianus.