Data about <i>Leptonychotes weddellii</i>

TraitBank assembles data records from many providers. Select a row for more details about the record, or search TraitBank.

Distribution

 
latitude min
  • 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
Additional detail
-77.8 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
-61.6 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • 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
Additional detail
-61 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
166.62 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail
New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  

Physical Description

 
body length (VT) average
Additional detail
2,539.91 mm adult
PanTHERIA  
 
body mass average
Additional detail
400,000 g adult
PanTHERIA  
Additional detail
27,395.84 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
Additional detail
109,999.99 g weanling
PanTHERIA  
 
weight
Additional detail
425,000 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail
29,000 g neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail
115,900 g weanling
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
habitat
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
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
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
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
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 island
  • oceanic island
    An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
peninsula
  • peninsula
    A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000305
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
plain
  • plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
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 ice
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail
shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
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
sound
  • sound
    A large sea or ocean inlet larger than a bay, deeper than a bight, wider than a fjord, or it may identify a narrow sea or ocean channel between two bodies of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000393
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  
 
habitat breadth
Additional detail
2
PanTHERIA  
 
diet breadth
Additional detail
6
PanTHERIA  
 
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail
22.62 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
30.29 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
Additional detail
-1.72 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
-0.674 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail
21.23 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
66.03 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail
1.25 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
1.87 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail
7.62 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
8.19 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
Additional detail
91.56 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
99.34 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
Additional detail
33.57 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
Additional detail
33.92 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail
1
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  
 
onset of fertility
Additional detail
1,365 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail
1,642 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail
1,587.55 days
PanTHERIA  
 
age at first birth average
Additional detail
1,825 days female
PanTHERIA  
 
dispersal age average
Additional detail
49.99 days
PanTHERIA  
 
gestation period duration average
Additional detail
314.99 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval average
Additional detail
365 days female
PanTHERIA  
Additional detail
548 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year median
Additional detail
1.1
PanTHERIA  
 
total life span max
Additional detail
300 months
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
43.35 days
PanTHERIA  
Additional detail
40 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
prenatal development duration
  • 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
Additional detail
304 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
metabolic rate average
Additional detail
113,712 mL/hr O2
PanTHERIA  

Conservation

 
animal population density average
Additional detail
0.12 individuals per square kilometer
PanTHERIA  
 
extinction status
Additional detail
extant
The Paleobiology Database  

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!