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SPECIES Zalophus californianus

Author:Lesson, 1828.
Citation:InBory de Saint-Vincent (ed.), Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. Paris., 13: 420.
Common Name:California Sealion
Type Locality:"les rochers dans le voisinage de la baie San-Francisco sont ordinairement couverts de lion marins." [USA, California, San Francisco Bay].
Distribution:Northern Pacific coastal regions of Canada (British Columbia), Mexico (Baja California, and throughout the Gulf of California), USA (Washington, Oregon, California).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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    gillespii (MacBain, 1858)

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