Iony Island is the largest Steller's Sea Lion breeding ground in the Sea of Okhotsk. About 1000 thousand newborn babies are born each year.
Just "Sea Lion"! The battle between males over females.
Mother and child of Steller's Sea Lion
Steller's Sea Lion is a stunning rock climber
Swimming of Steller's Sea Lion (Iony Island)
Offshore of Korsakov (Sakhalin, Russia)
Sea Animals on Bering Island in Komandorski Islands where the giant sea animal, Steller's Sea Cow was living until 1768
Body size is different in males and females
The young together making a flock
Male with his group of mates
Blue Fox waiting for an oppotunity
Statue of Belling discoverer of the island
Rich seafood fortune
Entering into a crate for self protection
The giant Steller's Sea Cow went extinct since 1768.
A figure of Steller's Sea Cow kept at the Bering Island Museum
You can understand that Komandorski Island were the last place of Steller's Sea Cow if you look at the shrimps growing on the shore.