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SPECIES Arctocephalus gazella

Author:Peters, 1875.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1875: 393, 396.
Common Name:Antarctic Fur Seal
Type Locality:"von Seehunden aus Kerguelenland". Restriced by Scheffer (1958) to "Anse Betsy (4909'S, 7011'E)."
Distribution:Islands south of Antarctic convergence (Kerguelen, S Sandwich, S Orkney, Heard, Bouver, S Georgia, S Shetland Isls).
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by King (1959a, b).
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