Steller Sea Lions
Steller sea lions are the largest of the Otariidae family (the group that includes sea lions and fur seals). Males can reach sizes of 11 feet in length and 2,400 pounds while females are smaller at 9.5 feet in length and 700 pounds.
Steller sea lions are well known for their noticeably large head and broad chest. Coloration of adults ranges from light brown to blond with a slightly darker bottom half, while pups are born dark brown or black.
They range from southern California, northward along the coast of North America, across the Aleutian Islands, and southward to Japan.
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