Australian sea lion

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a variety of sea lion found in Australia

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Here, the behaviour and reproductive physiology of both pups and adults during the breeding, pup provisioning and weaning periods are discussed in detail, including the asynchronous, extended breeding period of Australian sea lions, and theories behind its evolution.
The Tasmania spotted handfish, giant cuttlefish and Australian sea lion live in Australia's southern oceans--85 per cent of the fish species and up to 95 per cent of other marine groups live nowhere else and earn the region its name of 'unique south'.
Colonies of the Australian sea lion, plundered by the sealers of the 19th century, are now threatened by the pollution, debris and entanglements associated with South Australian aquaculture development.
During the past few decades, marine biologists have managed to pull fur seals back from the brink of extinction, but now have to balance the success of this operation with its possible impact on the equally rare Australian sea lions.
Australian sea lions are unique and only found off South Australia and Western Australia and at last count in the mid-1990s totalled a mere 2000.
The Australian sea lion occurs in the coastal waters of southern Australia.
Tourists are not always a deterrent to Australian sea lions, according to data collected by National Parks and Wildlife South Australia rangers and guides at Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island and analysed by CSIRO scientist Dr Peter Shaughnessy.
In fact, the Australian sea lion is one of the world's rarest pinnipeds (seals, sea lions and walruses) and is classified rare in SA.
Dennis, a self-confessed lobbyist for the Australian sea lion, was aware of Shaughnessy's work with fur seals, and was keen to harness his expertise.
Back then, little was known about the population and status of the Australian sea lion.
The influence of human disturbance on haul-out patterns has been documented in other marine mammals such as Walruses (Salter 1979), Harbor Seals (Suryan and Harvey 1999; Henry and Hammill 2001; Lelli and Harris 2001), Steller Sea Lions (Eumetopias jubatus; Thorsteinson and others 1961; Harestad 1977; Lewis 1987; Johnson and others 1989), Australian Sea Lions (Neophoca cinerea; Orsini 2004), New Zealand Fur Seals (Arctocephalus forsteri; Boren and others 2002), and South American Fur Seals (Arctocephalus australis; Cassini 2001).
Human impacts on Australian Sea Lions (Neophoca cinerea) hauled out on Carnac Island (Perth, Western Australia), implications for wildlife and tourism management [dissertation].
Turning east the Leeuwin Current passes through the Recherche Archipelago, an important breeding area for shearwaters, terns, Australian sea lions and New Zealand fur seals.
Krill, squid, toothed whales, Australian sea lions, sharks and seabirds are attracted to upwelling in the Kangaroo Island Pool off South Australia, and it is a spawning ground for giant crab, southern rock lobster and gummy shark.
The offshore waters are feeding grounds for numerous sea birds, and many marine mammals -- including humpback, minky, fin, blue and killer whales, bottle nose dolphins, dugongs and Australian sea lions -- visit the area.
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