Ross seal males have been known to reach 21 years, while the oldest female known was 19 years old (King 1990).
Range lifespanStatus: wild: 21 (high) years.
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Amy Kamarainen, Michigan State University
Barbara Lundrigan, Michigan State University
Lundrigan, B. and A. Kamarainen 2003. "Ommatophoca rossii" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Ommatophoca_rossii.html
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