Marine Life

Sea Otter

Adult sea otters typically weigh between 14 and 45 kg, making them the heaviest members of the weasel family, but among the smallest

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Northern Fur Seal

Males have a stocky body with thick neck and dark grey-black colouration; females have a brownish throat with silver-grey undercoat. Small head with

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Northern Elephant Seal

The northern elephant seal is the largest of the “true” seals in the Northern Hemisphere. Adult males use their large, inflatable noses during

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California Sea Lion

Dark brown colouration and almost black when wet. Males have a large, robust body, thick neck, and no mane; pronounced forehead (sagittal crest)

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Steller Sea Lion

The species is named for the naturalist Georg Wilhelm Steller, who first described them in 1741. The Steller sea lion has attracted considerable

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The Harbour Seal

Also known as the common seal, it is a true seal found along temperate and Arctic marine coastlines of the Northern Hemisphere. The

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The “false” Killer Whale

Species of oceanic dolphin that is found in oceans worldwide but mainly frequents tropical regions. The name “false killer whale” comes from the

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What are barnacles?

Specialized family of Acorn Barnicle (Coronula diadema) in generally only found on Humpback Whales and result in the white patches left on the

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The Fin Whale

Also known as finback whale or common rorqual, it is a cetacean belonging to the parvorder of baleen whales. It is the second-longest

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