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SPECIES Arctocephalus forsteri

Author:Lesson, 1828.
Citation:In Bory de Saint-Vincet, Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. Paris., 13: 421.
Common Name:Australasian Fur Seal
Type Locality:Scheffer (1958) restricted the type locality to "Dusky Sound, New Zealand."
Distribution:Coastal regions of Australia (Eclipse Isl in the west to S end of Tasmania), New Zealand and nearby subantarctic isls.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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