Animal Size

Northern fur seal size: How big do they get?

How big does a Northern fur seal get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) reaches an average size of 1.74 meter (5′ 9″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 35 years, they grow from 5.35 kg (11.8 lbs) to 55.58 kg (122.54 lbs). A Northern fur seal has 1 babies at once. The Northern fur seal (genus: Callorhinus) is a member of the family Otariidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Northern fur seal is  (5' 9

The northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) is an eared seal found along the north Pacific Ocean, the Bering Sea, and the Sea of Okhotsk. It is the largest member of the fur seal subfamily (Arctocephalinae) and the only living species in the genus Callorhinus. A single fossil species, Callorhinus gilmorei, is known from the Pliocene of Japan and western North America.

Animals of the same family as a Northern fur seal

We found other animals of the Otariidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Northern fur seal

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Northern fur seal:

Animals with the same litter size as a Northern fur seal

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Northern fur seal:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Northern fur seal

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Northern fur seal:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern fur seal

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Callorhinus ursinus: