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: 204.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Bathydemersal; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 1394)
Climate / Range
Polar; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Southern Atlantic, Indo-Pacific and the Antarctic. Temperate and circumpolar.
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)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)