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Neophoca cinerea   (Péron, 1816)

Australian sea lion
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Otariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Bathydemersal; depth range 0 - 500 m, usually 10 - 100 m.  Subtropical; 0°N - 90°S, 0°E - 150°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia. IUCN Status: Rare.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 250 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 180 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 300.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 300.0 kg

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit islands and the mainland coast, ranging over waters of the adjacent continental shelf. Feeds on a wide variety of fishes (including rays and small sharks), squid, cuttlefish, and penguins; shallow-water benthic prey (Ref. 1394). Inhabit islands and the mainland coast, ranging over waters of the adjacent continental shelf. Feeds on a wide variety of fishes (including rays and small sharks), squid, cuttlefish, and penguins; shallow-water benthic prey (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Endangered (EN) (A2bd)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown