Arctocephalus tropicalis — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Southern Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
  • 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
Latitude max
Additional detail -32 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -53.1 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • 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
Longitude min
Additional detail -10 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 151.27 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 1.62 m adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 14.87 kg weanling PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 4.35 kg newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 92.22 kg adult PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 4.42 kg neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 50.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>
Habitat
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 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  
Habitat
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 biome
  • Biome
    A major class of ecologically similar communities of plants, animals, and other organisms. Biomes are defined based on factors such as plant structures (such as trees, shrubs, and grasses), leaf types (such as broadleaf and needleleaf), plant spacing (forest, woodland, savanna), and other factors like climate. Unlike ecozones, biomes are not defined by genetic, taxonomic, or historical similarities. Biomes are often identified with particular patterns of ecological succession and climax vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000428
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 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
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 pinnacle
  • Pinnacle
    A tall, slender, spire-shaped rock projecting from a level or more gently sloping surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000481
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  
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  
Feeds on
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Lanternfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Ray-finned Fishes GloBI  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 2 PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail King Penguin GloBI  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 6 PanTHERIA  
Water nitrate concentration max
Additional detail 26.54 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 3.05 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 1.88 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 15.47 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration max
Additional detail 19.88 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 3.08 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.45 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.8 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 5.79 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.72 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 100.04 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 99.01 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 33.87 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 35.27 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 1 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 1.4 individuals PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 241.69 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval average
Additional detail 1.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Litters per year
Additional detail 1 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 1.1 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 23.0 years PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility average
Additional detail 4.21 years 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
Additional detail 239 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 304.16 days PanTHERIA  
  • 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
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 357 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Increasing IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Arctocephalus tropicalis</i>
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  

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