What is another word for sea lion?

16 synonyms found


[ sˈiː lˈa͡ɪ͡ən], [ sˈiː lˈa‍ɪ‍ən], [ s_ˈiː l_ˈaɪə_n]

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How to use "Sea lion" in context?

Sea lions are the second largest members of the pinniped family, after the walrus. Adult sea lions averaging about 2.4 meters in length and weighing about 90 kilograms. These animals are able to walk on land, but are primarily sea creatures. Several different populations of sea lions inhabit the marine environment of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, but the closest population to land is found near the California coast. Sea lions spend most of their lives in the water, but they can come ashore to haul out onshore for food. They are good swimmers, and can remain submerged for several minutes.

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