Callorhinus ursinus


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Callorhinus ursinus

northern fur seal.
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Their discovery in 1786 by the Russian navigator Pribylov terminated the search for the primary breeding grounds of the northern fur seal, Callorhinus ursinus, whose pelts were among the most valued in the international fur trade at that time.