Mammalia | Carnivora
Environment / Climate / Range
Bathydemersal. Tropical; 90°N - 90°S, 100°W - 180°E
Eastern Pacific: Galapagos Islands and Ecuador.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmmax. published weight: 200.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 200.0 kg
Feeds on fish (Ref. 32120). Preyed upon by the great white shark (Ref. 32140) and broadnose sevengill shark (Ref. 8910). Diurnal feeding habits (Ref. 80424).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models