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Monachus schauinslandi   Matschie, 1905

Hawaiian monk seal
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Phocidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 240 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 210 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 200.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 200.0 kg

Environment

Bathydemersal

Climate / Range

Tropical; 90°N - 12°N, 175°E - 147°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

They have been seen up to 140 km from the nearest land; they haul out and breed on beaches of sand and coral rubble, and on rocky terraces. Feeds on reef fishes, eels, cephalopods, and lobsters (Ref. 1394). They have been seen up to 140 km from the nearest land; they haul out and breed on beaches of sand and coral rubble, and on rocky terraces. Feeds on reef fishes, eels, cephalopods, and lobsters (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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