Neomonachus is a genus of earless seals, within the family Phocidae. It contains two species: the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, and the extinct Caribbean monk seal. Prior to 2014, all three species of monk seals were placed in the genus Monachus, but that was found to be paraphyletic.
|Image ||Scientific name ||Common name ||Distribution |
| ||N. schauinslandi ||Hawaiian monk seal ||Hawaiian Islands and United States Minor Outlying Islands, United States |
| ||†N. tropicalis ||Caribbean monk seal ||Once ranged throughout the Caribbean Sea (in Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico) and the Southeastern United States; extinct |