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Zalophus

Zalophus
Californian sea lion
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Pinnipedia
Family: Otariidae
Subfamily: Otariinae
Genus: Zalophus
Gill, 1866
Type species
Otaria gilliespii (= Otaria californiana
Lesson, 1828

Zalophus is a genus of the family Otariidae (sea lions and fur seals) of order Carnivora. It includes these species,[1] of which one became recently extinct:

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References

  1. ^ Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. Online
  2. ^ Seal Specialist Group 1996. Zalophus californianus. In: IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. . Downloaded on 07 March 2008.
  3. ^ Seal Specialist Group 1996. Zalophus japonicus. In: IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. . Downloaded on 07 March 2008.
  4. ^ Seal Specialist Group 1996. Zalophus wollebaeki. In: IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. . Downloaded on 07 March 2008.
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