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Species profile—Arctocephalus forsteri (New Zealand fur seal)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Otariidae (eared seals) → Arctocephalus forsteri (New Zealand fur seal)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Otariidae (eared seals)
Scientific name
Arctocephalus forsteri (Lesson, 1828)
Common name
New Zealand fur seal
WildNet taxon ID
26889
Synonym(s)
Otaria forsteri
Alternate name(s)
New Zealand fur-seal
long-nosed fur-seal
South Australian fur-seal
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=26889

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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