Mammalia | Carnivora
Environment / Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic. Tropical, subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 240 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 270.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Diet is unknown but is speculated to feed on algae, fish, bivalves, cephalopods, and hard-shelled crustaceans (Ref. 111209).
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
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)