Steller sea lion

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Related to Steller sea lion: Steller's sea cow, Eumetopias
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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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Report of an ecological survey of the Steller sea lion in Hokkaido [Hokkaido ni okeru todo no seitai chosa hohoku].
The killer whale consumes the Steller sea lion and receives energy.
Multiple factors have been posited as driving past and present population trends of the Steller sea lion (National Research Council, 2003).
It wasn't until the parasite started killing other species, including endangered Hawaiian monk seals and a Steller sea lion, that Grigg and other parasitologists were called in.
1) was observed on Willoughby Rock, Washington (47[degrees] 24.60' N, 124[degrees] 21.16' W) during a Steller Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) survey.
The Council did not designate a closure around the walrus haulout at Cape Newenham, but this site is also used as a haulout by Steller sea lions, Eumetopias jubatus, and is encircled by a 37 km (20 nmi) radius Steller sea lion closure that prohibits directed fishing for walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma, or Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus, using trawl, hook-and-line, and pot gear (Fig.
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Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus), northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus), and most recently, harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) populations have all decreased (4-6).
National Marine Fisheries Services interpreted the agency regulation of an endangered species, the Steller sea lion. Andrea V.
On July 13, 1999, January 25, 2000, and July 19, 2000, the Federal District Court of Western Washington held that the National Marine Fisheries Service ("NMFS") failed to comply with its obligations under the Endangered Species Act ("ESA") and the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA") concerning two Alaskan groundfish fisheries ("Alaskan Fisheries") and their interactions with the Steller sea lion ("Steller").
One day in October the staff are sitting at their indigo iMacs, busily putting the finishing touches on a newspaper ad aimed at readers in Alaska, to counter criticism of environmentalists following a successful lawsuit that restricts fishing in Steller sea lion habitat (see "Sea of Uncertainty," page 48).
The debate has come to focus on the endangered Steller sea lion as an indicator species.