Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi



A group of juvenile and female Guadalupe fur seals rest and socialize over a shallow, kelp-covered reef.  During the summer mating season, a single adjult male will form a harem of females and continually patrol the underwater boundary of his territory, keeping the females near and intimidating other males from approaching. Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico, Arctocephalus townsendi, Stephanocystis dioica, natural history stock photograph, photo id 09677Add To Light Table
Purchase A Print Of This Image How to request, purchase or license this image

A group of juvenile and female Guadalupe fur seals rest and socialize over a shallow, kelp-covered reef. During the summer mating season, a single adjult male will form a harem of females and continually patrol the underwater boundary of his territory, keeping the females near and intimidating other males from approaching. Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico

Stock Photo: 09677
Species: Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi, Stephanocystis dioica
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Format: Digital 3:2
Copyright © Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.
Purchase a print of this image
Request a review copy of this image

Keywords: animal, animalia, arctocephalus, arctocephalus townsendi, arctocéphale de guadalupe, baja california, california, caniformia, carnivora, carnivore, chordata, creature, eared seal, endangered, endangered threatened species, endemic species, fur seal, guadalupe fur seal, guadalupe island, international, isla guadalupe, isla guadalupe special biosphere reserve, lower californian fur seal, mammal, mammalia, marine, marine mammal, mating courtship, mexico, nature, ocean, oceans, oso marino de guadalupe, otarid, otarie À fourrure d'amérique, otariid, otariidae, pacific, pacific ocean, pinniped, pinniped behavior, pinnipedia, sea, seal, threatened, townsendi, underwater, vertebrata, vertebrate, wildlife

Categories:

[3.236.15.142] : 146 image views

Updated: July 9, 2020

   photos@oceanlight.com  +1-760-707-7153