THREAT LEVEL: least concern animals


The following animals are considered LEAST CONCERN by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN):

Weddell seals are found near the fast ice of the Antarctic continent, and some nearby islands.  The Weddell seals do
  The Baikal Seal belongs to the Phocina group of northern seals, which includes the Ringed Seals (Pusa), the Harbour
Guadalupe fur seals are members of the "eared seal" family, Otariidae. Guadalupe fur seals are sexually"dimorphic" with males reaching average
Ringed seals are part of the "true seal" family Phocidae. The ringed seal is the smallest and most common seal
Southern right whales are large "baleen" whales. Adults are generally between 45 and 55 feet (12.5-15.5 m) in length and can
The Juan Fernández Fur Seal is a polygynous species. Based on sealer observations made during the late 18th century, the
Bowhead whales are mysticetes, which means they have "baleen" plates instead of teeth for filtering food out of the ocean.
Southern elephant seals are named after the large proboscis (nose) of the adult males, which is used to make loud
Risso's dolphins, sometimes called "gray dolphins," have a robust body with a narrow tailstock. These medium sized cetaceans can reach
Harbor porpoises have a small, robust body with a short, blunt beak. Females are slightly larger than males. They have