Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Arctic Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Azores Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Baltic sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Bering Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Hudson Bay World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Hudson Strait World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Polish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail 50.77 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 78.92 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -92.7 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 56.83 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 1.29 m adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 14.0 kg weanling PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 4.5 kg newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 70.96 kg adult PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 14.0 kg weanling AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 6.0 kg neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 90.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
Habitat
Additional detail freshwater habitat
  • Freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail archipelago
  • Archipelago
    A group of geographically or geologically associated islands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000220
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cave
  • Cave
    Naturally formed, subterranean open area or chamber.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000067
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • Coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail freshwater lake
  • Freshwater lake
    A lake of whose water contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000021
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail harbor
  • Harbor
    A place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000463
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ice sheet
  • Ice sheet
    A mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000132
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail iceberg
  • Iceberg
    A large mass of detached land ice in the sea or stranded in shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000298
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail iceberg
  • Iceberg
    A large mass of detached land ice in the sea or stranded in shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000298
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • Island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • Lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lake
  • Lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • Marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mound Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • Ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oceanic zone
  • Oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ridge Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river
  • River
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail road
  • Road
    An open way for the passage of vehicles, persons, or animals on land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000064
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • Sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • Sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • Sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea ice Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea ice Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shoreline
  • Shoreline
    The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000486
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shoreline
  • Shoreline
    The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000486
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail strait
  • Strait
    A narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000394
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial biome
  • Terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
Trophic level
Additional detail Omnivore
  • Omnivore
    An animal that mainly eats all kinds of things, including plants and animals.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Omnivore
PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Copepods GloBI  
Additional detail Foxes GloBI  
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Parathemisto GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Bear GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Eelpout GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Krill GloBI  
Additional detail Boreoatlantic Gonate Squid GloBI  
Additional detail Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Copepods GloBI  
Additional detail Deepwater Redfish GloBI  
Additional detail Esmark's Eelpout GloBI  
Additional detail Esmark's Eelpout GloBI  
Additional detail Gammarus wilkitzkii GloBI  
Additional detail Longear Eelpout GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Onisimus glacialis GloBI  
Additional detail Parathemisto GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Rockfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Rose Fish GloBI  
Additional detail Sabinea GloBI  
Additional detail Sabinea GloBI  
Additional detail Sand Lances GloBI  
Additional detail Themisto libellula GloBI  
Additional detail Thysanoessa inermis GloBI  
Additional detail Thysanoessa longicaudata GloBI  
Additional detail Zooplankton GloBI  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 2 PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Ringed Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Ringed Seal GloBI  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 6 PanTHERIA  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.7 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.86 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail -1.11 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.29 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 1.17 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 6.03 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.45 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.13 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 7.9 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 8.92 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 106.97 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 96.7 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Bear GloBI  
Additional detail Walrus GloBI  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 27.04 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 33.25 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 1 individuals PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
  • Nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    An organism that is nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/activityCycleOther
PanTHERIA  
Dispersal age average
Additional detail 48.99 days PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 270 days PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval average
Additional detail 1.0 years female PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Litters per year
Additional detail 1 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 1.1 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 46 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 46.0 years PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 5.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 6.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 6.16 years PanTHERIA  
Terrestriality
Additional detail fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
  • Fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
    An organism that spends most of its time on the ground or underground.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/groundDwelling
PanTHERIA  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 45.23 days PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 53 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 251 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.13 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
Metabolic rate average
Additional detail 12,813 mL/hr O2 PanTHERIA  

Conservation

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  
Animal population density average
Additional detail 0.95 individuals per square kilometer PanTHERIA  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Pusa hispida</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • Least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  

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