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Neophoca cinerea   (Péron, 1816)

Australian sea lion
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Otariidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Bathydemersal; depth range 0 - 500 m, usually 10 - 100 m.  Subtropical; 0°N - 90°S, 0°E - 150°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia. IUCN Status: Rare.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 250 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 180 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 300.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 300.0 kg

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit islands and the mainland coast, ranging over waters of the adjacent continental shelf. Feeds on a wide variety of fishes (including rays and small sharks), squid, cuttlefish, and penguins; shallow-water benthic prey (Ref. 1394). Inhabit islands and the mainland coast, ranging over waters of the adjacent continental shelf. Feeds on a wide variety of fishes (including rays and small sharks), squid, cuttlefish, and penguins; shallow-water benthic prey (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Endangered (EN) (A2bd); Date assessed: 03 November 2014

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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References
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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 14.5 - 20.3, mean 17 (based on 390 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown