Economic Importance for Humans: Positive
<p>Only small numbers of leopard seals are taken for scientific research, and have little commercial value.<span> (Jefferson, Leatherwood, and Webber, 1993)</span></p>
- Jefferson, T., S. Leatherwood, M. Webber. 1993. Marine Mammals of the World. Rome: United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.