Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family, within suborder Pinnipedia or Caniformia - the sea lions and fur seals

Etymologies

Otaria +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sea lion is the name given to sea-dwelling mammals belonging to the Otariidae family of the Pinnipedia superfamily.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Five species of true seals (Phocidae) and two species of eared seals (Otariidae) occur on the islands.

    Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Australia

  • The Fissipedia offer an instructive example, for while the Otariidae have the hind feet turned forward and can move on land somewhat like ordinary Mammals, the Phocidae cannot move their hind legs independently or turn them forward, and can only drag themselves about on land for short distances.

    Hormones and Heredity

  • Seals at the San Diego Zoo the best animals wildlife Fur seals are any of nine species of pinnipeds in the Otariidae family.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Fur seals are any of nine species of pinnipeds in the Otariidae family.

    WN.com - Business News

  • ***** Family [[Otariidae]]: [[sea lion]] s, [[eared seal]] s, [[fur seal]] s; 14 species in

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • ***** Family [[Otariidae]]: [[sea lion]] s, [[eared seal]] s, [[fur seal]] s; 14 species in 7 genera

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • They are a widely distributed and diverse group of semi-aquatic marine mammals comprising the families [[Odobenidae]] (the [[walrus]]), [[Otariidae]] ([[eared seals]], including [[sea lions]] and [[fur seals]]), and Phocidae ([[earless seals]]).

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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