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SealArctocephalus pusillus doriferus

2 Australian Fur-seal at Merimbula, NSW

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Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Feb 2018
Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Feb 2018
Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Feb 2018
Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Feb 2018

Identification history

Seal Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus 17 Mar 2018 JackieMiles
Seal Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus 14 Feb 2018 MaxCampbell

2 comments

KerriLee wrote:
   15 Feb 2018
nice shots!
   15 Feb 2018
Climbed up onto the rocks (photos 3 and 4) under the bridge and had a good back scratch (photos 1 and 2). Another observer said it had been around in the lake for a while. ID as Aust fur seal based on lack of a well-defined forehead and oval, not triangular, front flipper (so not NZ fur seal).

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Hypselodoris obscura (Hypselodoris obscura) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Jan 2019
Unidentified Sea slug / Sea hare / Nudibranch (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Jan 2019
Dolabella auricularia (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 31 Dec 2018
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Aplysia sydneyensis (Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Nov 2016
Sepioloidea lineolata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Jan 2012

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Feb 2018 11:04 AM Recorded on
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