Subantarctic fur seal

species of mammal

The subantarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus tropicalis), is a type of fur seal. It found in the southern parts of the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans.[2]

Subantarctic fur seal
Arctocephalus tropicalis CrozetIslands male.jpg
Arctocephalus tropicalis CrozetIslands female.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Clade: Pinnipediformes
Clade: Pinnipedia
Family: Otariidae
Genus: Arctocephalus
A. tropicalis
Binomial name
Arctocephalus tropicalis
Gray, 1872
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Subantarctic fur seal range


  1. Hofmeyr, G. & Kovacs, K. (2008). "Arctocephalus tropicalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2009.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Bayworld), Greg Hofmeyr (Port Elizabeth Museum at (2014-12-10). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Arctocephalus tropicalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2020-08-26.