Monachus schauinslandi   Matschie, 1905

Hawaiian monk seal
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Classification
Mammalia | Carnivora | Phocidae
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Main reference
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
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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
Pacific Ocean.
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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. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
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