Brown Fur Seal

The Brown Fur Seal, also known as the Australian Fur Seal, have a large broad head and a pointed snout. Males are brown to dark gray with a darker mane and a light underside, where females are gray to light brown with a dark underside and light throat. They can grow up to about 1.7 meters (5 feet). They are very inquisitive and friendly when in the water and will often accompany you when you’re diving near them. They will swim around you for periods of several minutes at a time, even at the maximum depths of recreational scuba diving!