Ommatophoca rossii   Gray, 1844

ross 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); max. published weight: 204.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment
Bathydemersal; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 1394)

Climate / Range
Polar; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution
Southern Atlantic, Indo-Pacific and the Antarctic. Temperate and circumpolar.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on cephalopods, fishes and krill (Ref. 1394). Feeds on cephalopods, fishes and krill (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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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 | 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)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown