Diet: Carnivore: Squid, fish, shellfish
Average lifespan: 20–30 years
Average size: Males: 8 ft.; Females: 6 ft.
Average weight: Males: 770 lb.; Females: 220 lb.
Did You Know?
California sea lions are very intelligent animals and have been used by the US Navy to detect mines, protect harbors and ships, and recover lost equipment.