The Crabeater Seal

Lobodon carcinophagus


  • Max Weight: 510 lbs (230 kg)
  • Length: 8.5 ft (2.6 m)
  • Diet: Mostly krill, also squid and fish
  • Status: Lower risk


range Crabeater Seal Range

Species Fact:

Despite its name the crabeater seal does not actually feed on crabs. 98% of their diet consists of Antarctic krill.

Crabeater Seal