Fauna of Kamchatka is insular in nature. Of the commercial fur-bearing animals on the peninsula are sable, fox, bear, wolf, wolverine, otter, ermine, hare hare, arctic fox, squirrel. Acquire commercial value muskrat and mink. In the mountains to an altitude of 1000 m there are bighorn sheep and reindeer. In the mountain tundra of live black-capped marmot (marmot) and gopher Bering (squirrel). On the west coast are found mainly seals (bearded seal, or sea hare, seals), sea lions. At Cape Lopatka preserved feces (sea otters).
Far Eastern seas of Russia are one of the world's oceans, known abundance of sea birds, seals, dolphins and whales. This is primarily contribute to the high biological productivity of waters of our seas and favorable climatic and oceanographic conditions. For birds, moreover, the importance of the large number of islands and rocky steep continental coast, where they nest.
Among the local marine birds and mammals that inhabit the Russian Far East waters, dominated by typical representatives of the Arctic-Boreal biogeographical region, well adapted to life in quite harsh conditions of our seas, and some species - even in winter ice. In the warmer months and the number of birds and mammals in the Far East seas is greatly increased. At this time, here come back types who spend an unfavorable winter in more