Pusa hispida   (Schreber, 1775)

ringed seal

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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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)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 165 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 110.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment
Bathydemersal

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

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and the Arctic: Svalbard, Hudson Bay and Strait (Canada), Bering and Baltic Seas (Ref. 1394). Pusa hispida hispida: Arctic Ocean, Bering Sea, North Pole, James Bay and Baffin Island (Nunavut), Strait of Belle Isle (Newfoundland), Greenland, Barents Sea, Norway, White Sea, Kamchatka, Bristol Bay in Alaska, and vagrant to Azores, Germany, Portugal, New Jersey, Southern California; Pusa hispida botnica: Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia and Finland, Sweden, Latvia; Pusa hispida ladogensis: Russia, Gulf of Finland, Lake Ladoga, White Sea; Pusa hispida saimensis: Finland; Pusa hispida ochotensis: Sea of Okhotsk, Japan, Russia, Kamchatka, and vagrant to Jiangsu, China (Ref. 1522). Climate: Circumpolar, subtropical, boreal.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on fishes and planktonic crustaceans (Ref. 1394). Feeds on fishes and planktonic crustaceans (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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Reproduction
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Spawning
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Egg development
Age/Size
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Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
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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