The Weddell Seal

Leptonychotes weddellii


  • Max Weight: 1,200 lbs (550 kg)
  • Length: 11 ft (3.3 m)
  • Diet: Antarctic cod, cephalophods, krill,
    other fish and crustaceans
  • Status: Lower risk


range Weddell Seal Range

Species Fact:

Weddell seals produce the largest range of sounds of any pinniped. They make up to 49 different types of sounds in some Antarctic locations where they have been studied.

Weddell Seal