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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

Eléphant de mer austral [French]
Foca elephante del sur [Spanish]
Southern elephant seal [English]
Zuidelijke zeeolifant [Dutch]

FAO Species Code

PHOCA Mir 1 [FAO Species code]
SES [FAO Species code]

Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina)