Bull Steller’s sea lion
Head-Body Length:male: 287 cm, female: 240 cm
Weight:male: 1000 kg, female: 273 kg
Identification:The Steller’s sea lion is light to reddish-brown in color. Males have a heavy mane.
Diet:Carnivore: fish, cephalopods, mollusks, shrimp, crabs
Reproduction:Pups are born from May to June and are weaned by 11 months of age.
Social Structure:Several hundred to several thousand sea lions sometimes depart from land and disperse into groups of fewer than 50 when 8-24 km offshore.
Behavior:Males are territorial.
Interesting Facts:The Steller’s sea lion is the largest otariid species. They can dive up to 180 meters deep when searching for food
|Name||Bull Steller’s sea lion|
|Other Name||Eumetopias jubatus|
|Size||male: 287 cm, female: 240 cm|
|Litter Size||single pup|
|Life span||20–30 years|
|Reproduction||Pups are born from May to June and are weaned by 11 months of age|
|Weight||male: 1000 kg, female: 273 kg|
|Colors||light to reddish-brown|
Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Carnivora
Family – Otariidae
Genus – Eumetopoas
Genus Species –Eumetopias jubatus