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Ommatophoca rossii   Gray, 1844

ross seal
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Phocidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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: 204.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment

Bathydemersal; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 1394)

Climate / Range

Polar; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southern Atlantic, Indo-Pacific and the Antarctic. Temperate and circumpolar.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on cephalopods, fishes and krill (Ref. 1394). Feeds on cephalopods, fishes and krill (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown