Mammalia | Carnivora
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Bathydemersal. Subtropical; 60°N - 35°N, 35°E - 63°E
Asia and Northeast Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 150 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 140 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 86.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Feeds on a variety of fishes and small crustaceans; the diet varies seasonally (Ref. 1394). Feeds on a variety of fishes and small crustaceans; the diet varies seasonally (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. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)