"The removal of specific sea lions from the Columbia River and specified tributaries will not impact the sustainability of the California sea lion
population," he said.
Maverick, a rescued 6-year-old California sea lion
who resides at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, will make his Super Bowl pick on Friday.
The clip here shows a large sea lion, possibly a California sea lion
native to the British Columbia area, picking up food being thrown into the water by several people in a nearby dock.
California Sea Lion
These speedsters enjoy wave riding in large social groups and can dive underwater for 12 minutes at a time.
Models (n = 60 fin and 40 gray whale groups, 135 Risso's and 31 bottlenose dolphin groups, 157 California sea lion
groups) were fit for three behavior states (mill, rest/ slow travel, medium/fast travel) and combined to document behavior/habitat associations.
The California sea lion
at Long Marine Laboratory at the University of California, Santa Cruz, became an Internet sensation last year when UCSC scientists published a paper describing her ability to bob her head in time with rhythmic sounds and music in a variety of tempos.
Scientists also will discuss a male gorilla with a seizure disorder, tumors in domestic ferrets and a California sea lion
with an eating disorder.
Several species were tested before the Navy settled on the bottlenose dolphin and the California sea lion
. Dolphins, in particular, have deep and shallow diving capability, great eyesight and a biosonar system that scientists admire but don't fully understand.
California sea lion
Callum at West Midland Safari Park.
Pathology and preliminary characterization of a parapoxvirus isolated from a California sea lion
The battle against the sea lions started innocently enough when in the early 1980s, a California sea lion
named Herschel settled himself at Washington's Ballard Locks and began feeding on steelhead trout migrating through the dam.
The show will feature the Pacific white-sided dolphins, beluga whales and a California sea lion
, in a background of multicultural holiday music and festivities.