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Phoca largha   Pallas, 1811

larga seal

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Phocidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Bathydemersal.  Subtropical; 90°N - 0°S, 126°E - 115°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean and the Arctic: Eastern side of Ostrov Sakhalin to northern Hokkaido. Subtropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 170 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 160 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 123.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit the southern edges of the pack ice from winter to early summer and coastal areas including river mouths, in late summer and autumn. Diet composition varies with the age of the seal; Newly weaned pups feed on small crustaceans, advance to schooling fishes, larger crustaceans, and octopuses, and finally graduate to bottom dwelling fish and cephalopods (Ref. 1394). Inhabit the southern edges of the pack ice from winter to early summer and coastal areas including river mouths, in late summer and autumn. Diet composition varies with the age of the seal; Newly weaned pups feed on small crustaceans, advance to schooling fishes, larger crustaceans, and octopuses, and finally graduate to bottom dwelling fish and cephalopods (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. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High to very high vulnerability (65 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown