AUSTRALASIAN Temperate Ocean
marine mammals

The marine mammals of the temperate oceans of Australia and New Zealand...

Cetaceans

Lagenorhynchus obscurus'Dusky Dolphin' (Kaikoura, New Zealand).

Physeter macrocephalus'Sperm Whale' (Kaikoura, New Zealand).

Order Carnivora

Pinnipeds

Family Otariidae: the 'Eared Seals', including sea lions and fur seals

New Zealand Fur Seals often expose their flippers to the sun to warm up (Rottnest Island, Australia).

Arctocephalus forsteri, 'New Zealand Fur Sea' (Rottnest Island). Found around coast of New Zealand and southern Australia.

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