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SPECIES Arctocephalus townsendi

Author:Merriam, 1897.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 11: 175.
Common Name:Guadalupe Fur Seal
Type Locality:"Guadalupe Island, off Lower California. . . collected on the beach on west side of Guadalupe." [Mexico]
Distribution:Mexico (Guadalupe Isl), USA (Channel Isls).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Threatened; IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Reviewed by Belcher and Lee (2002). Formerly included in Arctophoca; see Repenning et al. (1971). Considered conspecific with philippii by Scheffer (1958).
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