Steller sea lion

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Noun1.Steller sea lion - largest sea lion; of the northern Pacific
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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animals Sex Facility location * M, F, Pacific coast, Species, age group, n=780J n = 643 n = 1,198 and residential ([double ([section]) ([paragraph]) status dagger]) Animal (species) California sea 365 301 662 lion (Zalophus californianus) Stellar sea lion 15 19 25 (Eumetopias jubatus) Northern fur seal 26 15 38 (Callorhinus ursinus) Northern elephant 101 72 173 seal (Mirounga angustirostris) Ribbon seal 1 0 1 (Histriophoca fasciata) Hooded seal 3 1 0 (Cystophora cristata) Gray seal 45 18 0 (Halichoerus grypus) Harp seal (Phoca 17 18 0 groenlandica) Harbor seal 198 191 290 (P.
Gorilla 92 Wolf 77 Panda 67 Polar bear 44 Whale 28 Brown bear 25 European human 20 Stellar sea lion 19 Bison 15 Tasmanian devil 10 SOURCE: W.
Any expectations for decreased California sea lion impact are further complicated by the fact that Stellar sea lion numbers nearly tripled between 2009 and 2010, (296) thereby increasing the impact of Stellar sea lions on the salmonid populations.
This stone may lie flat and round like a Dungeness crab, that one fat and proud like a Stellar sea lion.
species are the argali, chimpanzee, leopard, Stellar sea lion, gray
government announced that the highly valuable pollock fishery in the Bering Sea and North Pacific was jeopardizing the continued existence of the Stellar sea lion whose diet consists of over 70% fish of which about 40% is pollock (Finnoff and Tschirhart, 2003).
The Stellar sea lion research, headed by Don Calkins at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, is testing a new system this winter with Zatz' videography equipment installed at a rookery in the Chiswell Islands, 40 miles away.
During late 1990 and early 1991, the Council proposed an increase in the total allowable catch (TAC) of pollock for the 1991 harvest season.(30) Greenpeace objected to the Council's proposed 1991 TAC, alleging that the increase in the TAC would jeopardize the Stellar sea lion, a "threatened species" under the Endangered Species Act(31) (ESA) and that implementing the increase without preparing an EIS would violate NEPA.(32)
In addition to the elephant seal, three other pinniped species inhabit the waters around the point and Ano Nuevo Island, just 1/2 mile offshore: the small, mottled harbor seal is a year-round resident, the dark brown California sea lion is a summer and fall visitor, and the tawny Stellar sea lion mates here in late summer.
Better known as the Stellar sea lion, sometimes the northern sea lion, it lives here, in what the Guinness Book of World Records says is the world's largest sea cave.