Phocarctos hookeri   (Gray, 1844)

Hooker's sea lion
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Otariidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Bathydemersal.  Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 330 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 200 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 400.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 400.0 kg

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on squid, flounder, octopus, crustaceans; known to take penguins, fur seal and elephant seal pups on occasion (Ref. 1394). Feeds on squid, flounder, octopus, crustaceans; known to take penguins, fur seal and elephant seal pups on occasion (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. 119314)

  Endangered (EN) (A4bd); Date assessed: 18 November 2014

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7.7 - 12, mean 10 (based on 50 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown