Seal Species

Can you give the common names for all species of seals and sea lions?

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Scientific NameCommon NameFamily/Other Notes
Arctocephalus australisOtariidae
Arctocephalus forsteriOtariidae
Arctocephalus galapagoensisOtariidae; traditionally considered the same species as Arctocephalus australis
Arctocephalus gazellaOtariidae; traditionally considered the same species as Arctocephalus tropicalis
Arctocephalus philippiiOtariidae
Arctocephalus pusillusOtariidae
Arctocephalus townsendiOtariidae; tradtionally considered the same species as Arctocephalus philippii
Arctocephalus tropicalisOtariidae
Callorhinus ursinusOtariidae
Eumetopias jubatusOtariidae
Neophoca cinereaOtariidae
Otaria byroniaOtariidae
Phocarctos hookeriOtariidae
Zalophus californianusOtariidae
Zalophus wollebaekiOtariidae; traditionally considered the same species as Zalophus californianus
Odobenus rosmarusOdobenidae
Cystophora cristataPhocidae
Scientific NameCommon NameFamily/Other Notes
Erignathus barbatusPhocidae
Halichoerus grypusPhocidae
Histriophoca fasciataPhocidae; traditionally in the genus Phoca
Hydrugra leptonyxPhocidae
Leptonychotes weddelliiPhocidae
Lobodon carcinophagaPhocidae
Mirounga angustirostrisPhocidae
Mirounga leoninaPhocidae
Monachus monachusPhocidae
Neomonachus schauinslandiPhocidae; traditionally in the genus Monachus
Ommatophoca rossiiPhocidae
Pagophilus groenlandicusPhocidae; traditionally in the genus Phoca
Phoca larghaPhocidae
Phoca vitulinaPhocidae
Pusa caspicaPhocidae; traditionally in the genus Phoca
Pusa hispidaPhocidae; traditionally in the genus Phoca
Pusa sibiricaPhociade; traditionally in the genus Phoca
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