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Cystophora cristata   (Erxleben, 1777)

hooded seal
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Classification
Mammalia | Carnivora | Phocidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 260 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 200 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 400.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 400.0 kg

Environment
Bathydemersal

Climate / Range
Temperate; 90°N - 90°S, 95°W - 68°E

Distribution
Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic: Pack-ice zone of the North Atlantic.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on squids and fishes (Ref. 1394). Feeds on squids and fishes (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2b)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Ecology
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Length-length
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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | National databases | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High to very high vulnerability (66 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown