Mammalia | Carnivora
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 240 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 270.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic. Tropical, subtropical.
Diet is unknown but is speculated to feed on algae, fish, bivalves, cephalopods, and hard-shelled crustaceans (Ref. 111209).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)