Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>

TraitBank assembles data records from many providers. Select a row for more details about the record, or search TraitBank.

Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Additional detail
-53.1 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Additional detail
-32 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Additional detail
-10 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Additional detail
151.27 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail
New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail
Southern Ocean
World Register of Marine Species  

Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
Additional detail
1,620.16 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass average
Additional detail
50,000 g
Datasets  
Additional detail
92,222.55 g adult
PanTHERIA  
Additional detail
4,347.41 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
Additional detail
14,866.64 g weanling
PanTHERIA  
 
weight
Additional detail
50,000 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail
4,420 g neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
trophic level
Additional detail
omnivore
  • omnivore
    An animal that mainly eats all kinds of things, including plants and animals.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Omnivore
PanTHERIA  
 
habitat
Additional detail
aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
archipelago
  • archipelago
    A group of geographically or geologically associated islands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000220
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
beach
  • beach
    A landform consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, cobble, or even shell fragments along the shoreline of a body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000091
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
boulder
  • boulder
    A piece of rock with a grain size above 300 millimetres in diameter. Smaller boulders are, at times, referred to as rocks or stones.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000243
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
boulder
  • boulder
    A piece of rock with a grain size above 300 millimetres in diameter. Smaller boulders are, at times, referred to as rocks or stones.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000243
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
cliff
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail
national park
  • national park
    A reserve of land, usually, but not always declared and owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. National parks are a protected area of IUCN category II.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000367
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
oceanic island
  • oceanic island
    An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
saline water
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
temperate
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
terrestrial habitat
  • terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
 
feeds on
Additional detail GloBI  
 
habitat breadth
Additional detail
2
PanTHERIA  
 
diet breadth
Additional detail
6
PanTHERIA  
 
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail
3.05 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration max
Additional detail
26.54 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
Additional detail
1.88 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature max
Additional detail
15.47 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail
3.08 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration max
Additional detail
19.88 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail
0.45 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration max
Additional detail
1.8 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail
5.79 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration max
Additional detail
7.72 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
Additional detail
99.01 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail
100.04 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
Additional detail
33.87 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity max
Additional detail
35.27 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail
1
Datasets  
Additional detail
1.4
PanTHERIA  
 
clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail
1
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility average
Additional detail
1,538.68 days
PanTHERIA  
 
gestation period duration average
Additional detail
11.75 months
Datasets  
Additional detail
241.69 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval average
Additional detail
365 days female
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval
Additional detail
365 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year median
Additional detail
1.1
PanTHERIA  
 
litters per year average
Additional detail
1
Datasets  
 
litters per year
Additional detail
1 per year
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
Additional detail
276 months
PanTHERIA  
 
terrestriality
Additional detail
fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
  • fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
    An organism that spends most of its time on the ground or underground.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/groundDwelling
PanTHERIA  
 
weaning age average
Additional detail
304.16 days
PanTHERIA  
Additional detail
7.85 months
Datasets  
 
weaning age
Additional detail
239 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
prenatal development duration
  • prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Additional detail
357 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

 
population trend
Additional detail
Increasing
IUCN  
 
conservation status
Additional detail
least concern
  • least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
 
extinction status
Additional detail
extant
The Paleobiology Database  

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!