saOrder Carnivora

Family Phocidae

Scientific Name

Neomonachus schauinslandi

Thumbnail Description

They are very fast swimmers

Size and Weight

Adults:

LENGTH: 7 feet (2.1 m) (males) 8 feet (2.4 m) (females)

WEIGHT: 300 to 400 lbs (140 to 180 kg) (males) 400 to 600 lbs (180 to 270 kg) (females)

Newborns:

LENGTH: 40 inches (1.0 m)

WEIGHT: 30 to 40 lbs (14 to 18 kg)

Habitat

Lagoons

Distribution

Northwest Hawaiian Islands

Diet

Fish, lobster, octopus, squid, coral beds

Reproduction

1

Population

632

Lifespan

25 – 30 years

Group Name

Harem

Predators

Tiger sharks, Galapagos

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Non-migratory

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered

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