Steller Sea Lion

Photo Credit: ODFW


  • Species Common Name Steller Sea Lion
  • Species Scientific Name Eumetopias jubatus
  • SMU/ESU/DPS/Subspecies Eastern DPS


Special needs

Steller sea lions use haul-out sites on rocks, reefs, or beaches.

Limiting factors

Steller sea lions have low productivity.

Conservation actions

Observe federal Marine Mammal Protection Act protections to minimize disturbance and protect pupping areas. Monitor population trends. Gather information to fill data gaps.

Key reference or plan

Appendix 3: Post-Delisting Monitoring Plan for the Eastern Distinct Population Segment of Stellar Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) in the Status Review document Marine Mammal Protection Act

Life History Traits