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Otaria flavescens (South American Sealion)

Synonyms: Otaria byronia

Wikipedia Abstract

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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
23
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.53
EDGE Score: 2.25

Attributes

Adult Weight [2]  457.46 lbs (207.50 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  27.56 lbs (12.50 kg)
Female Maturity [2]  4 years
Male Maturity [2]  6 years
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Gestation [2]  11 months 27 days
Litter Size [2]  1
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  29 years
Water Biome [1]  Coastal
Weaning [2]  1 year

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael National Park II 4560904 Aisén, Chile  
Tierra Del Fuego National Park II 172861 Argentina

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Chilean Winter Rainfall-Valdivian Forests Chile No

Prey / Diet

Clupea bentincki (Araucanian herring)[3]
Dosidicus gigas (jumbo squid)[3]
Macruronus magellanicus (Patagonian whiphake)[3]
Merluccius gayi (Chilean hake)[3]
Sardinops sagax (Australian pilchard)[3]
Stromateus stellatus (Starry butterfish)[3]
Trachurus murphyi (Southern jack mackerel)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arctocephalus philippii (Juan Fernández Fur Seal)1
Balaenoptera borealis (Sei Whale)1
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Commerson's Dolphin)1
Cephalorhynchus eutropia (Chilean Dolphin)2
Lagenorhynchus australis (Peale's Dolphin)1
Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Dusky Dolphin)3
Lontra felina (Marine Otter)1
Phocoena phocoena (Harbor Porpoise)1
Phocoena spinipinnis (Burmeister's Porpoise)1
Puffinus griseus (Sooty Shearwater)1
Spheniscus humboldti (Humboldt Penguin)3
Sula variegata (Peruvian Booby)2

Predators

Notorynchus cepedianus (Tiger shark)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Contracaecum ogmorhini <Unverified Name>[5]
Corynosoma australe[5]
Corynosoma evae <Unverified Name>[5]
Diphyllobothrium pacificum[5]
Mycobacterium bovis (Bovine tuberculosis)[6]
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Tuberculosis - MTB)[6]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aalborg Zoo
African Safari
Colchester Zoo
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
Giza Zoological Garden
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
L'Oceanografic
Le Pal, Parc Animalier
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Monde Sauvage Safari SPRL
Mulhouse Zoo
Parc Zoologique d'Amneville
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Societa Zoologica Di Pistoia S.R.L
Tiergarten Heidelberg
Twycross Zoo
Valley Zoo & John Janzen Nature Center
Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven GmbH
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (GRPR)
Zoo de Pont-Scorff
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
Zoologicka zahrada Liberec
Zoomarine Italia S.p.A.

Range Map

Link to Map
South America;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 3Feeding ecology of the South American sea lion Otaria flavescens: food contents and food selectivity, Mario George-Nascimento, Rodrigo Bustamante and Ciro Oyarzun, Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 21 135-143, 1985 4Reproduction, abundance and feeding habits of the broadnose sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus in north Patagonia, Argentina, Luis O. Lucifora, Roberto C. Menni, Alicia H. Escalante, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 289: 237–244, 2005 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 6Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011