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SPECIES Monachus schauinslandi

Author:Matschie, 1905.
Citation:Sitzb. Ges. Naturf. Fr. Berlin, 1905: 258.
Common Name:Hawaiian Monk Seal
Type Locality:"Laysan ist eine kleine Koralleinsel, nordwestlich der Sandwich-Inseln" [USA, Laysan Isl, 2550'N, 17150'W].
Distribution:USA (NW Hawaiian Isls, from Nihoa to Kure).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Endangered.
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