Threatened species of Arctocephalus townsendi

Other Names:
Threatened species of Guadalupe fur seal

Incidental catch and persecution from the fishing industry are the major threats to Arctocephalus townsendi.


Arctocephalus townsendi is considered as "Vulnerable" by the IUCN. CITES lists the species as "Appendix 1".

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
04.01.2018 – 00:07 CET