Callorhinus ursinus


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Related to Callorhinus ursinus: Northern Fur Seal
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Noun1.Callorhinus ursinus - of Pacific coast from Alaska southward to CaliforniaCallorhinus ursinus - of Pacific coast from Alaska southward to California
fur seal - an eared seal of the northern Pacific
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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).
Archived reports from an international controversy in the early 1890s over management of the harvest of fur seals, Callorhinus ursinus, on the Pribilof Islands in the southeastern Bering Sea provided an unanticipated record of observations on the growth of lichens in association with the prevailing climatic conditions.
Northern fur seals, Callorhinus ursinus, range throughout the North Pacific and overlap in distribution with the commercial fisheries off Alaska.