Mammalia | Cetartiodactyla
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 1453 m (Ref. 122879). Temperate; 90°N - 0°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean, Arctic and the Mediterranean. Temperate to Subarctic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 980 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 870 cm TL (female)
Found in deep waters, mostly seaward of the continental slope. Feeds on squid, fish, sea cucumbers, starfish, and prawns on or near the bottom (Ref. 1394). Maximum depth recorded lasted for 70.5 minutes (Ref. 122879). Found in deep waters, mostly seaward of the continental slope. Feeds on squid, fish, sea cucumbers, starfish, and prawns on or near the bottom (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. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): -0.9 - 4.4, mean 3.2 (based on 712 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)