Galapagos Species Checklist

Zalophus wollebaeki Sivertsen, 1953

lobo marino, lobo marino de un pelo, Galapagos Sea lion

Zalophus wollebaeki, Española Island, Galapagos. Photo: Paul McFarling, CDF, 2003.
Zalophus wollebaeki, Española Island, Galapagos. Photo: Paul McFarling, CDF, 2003.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Animalia

Phylum
Chordata

Class
Mammalia

Order
Pinnipedia

Family
Otariidae

Genus
Zalophus

Species
wollebaeki

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Zalophus californianus wollebaeki Sivertsen, 1953

Status

Endangered

References

  • Jiménez-Uzcátegui, G. Milstead, B., Márquez, C., Zabala, J., Buitrón, P., Llerena, A., et al. (2007) Galapagos vertebrates: endangered status and conservation actions. Galapagos Report 2006–2007. Charles Darwin Foundation, Puerto Ayora, p. 104–110.
  • Salazar, S. (2002) Lobo marino y lobo peletero. In: Danulat, E. & Edgar, G.J. (eds.): Reserva marina de Galápagos. Línea base de la biodiversidad. Fundación Charles Darwin/Servicio Parque Nacional Galápagos, Santa Cruz, Galápagos, Ecuador, p. 267-285.
  • Merlen, G. (1995) A field guide to the marine mammals of Galapagos. Charles Darwin Foundation.
  • Bataille, A. Cunningham, A.A., Cedeño, V., Patiño, L., Constantinou, A., Kramer, L.D. & Goodman, S.J. (2009) Natural colonization and adaptation of a mosquito species in Galápagos and its implications for disease threats to endemic wildlife. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(25): 10230-10235.
  • Sivertsen, E. (1953) A new species of sea lion Zalophus wollebaeki from the Galapagos Islands. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Forhandlinger 26(1): 1-3.
  • Wolf, J.B.W. Tautz, D. & Trillmich, F. (2007) Galapagos and Californian sea lions are separate species: Genetic analysis of the genus Zalophus and its implications for conservation management. Frontiers in Zoology 4(20) doi: 10,1186/1742-9994-4-20
  • Alava, J.J. Salazar, S., Cruz, M., Jiménez-Uzcátegui, G., Villegas-Amtmann, S., Paez-Rosas, D., Costa D.P., Ross, P.S., Ikonomou, M.G., Gobas F.A.P.C. (2011) DDT strikes back: Galapagos sea lions face increasing health. Ambio DOI 10.1007/s13280-011-0136-6.
  • Alava, J.J. Ross, P.S., Ikonomou, M.G., Cruz, M., Jiménez-Uzcátegui, G., Dubetz, C., Salazar, S., Costa, D.P., Villegas-Amtmann, S, Howorth, P., Gobas, F.A.P.C. (2011) DDT in endangered sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki). Marine Pollution Bulletin xxx (2011): xxx-xxx.

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