Mammalia | Carnivora
Environment / Climate / Range
Bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 6000 m (Ref. 356). Polar; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Indo-Pacific, Southern Atlantic and the Antarctic. Subtropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 260 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 300.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Feeds on krill (Ref. 1394). Feeds on krill (Ref. 1394).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100)