Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic. Polar; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Indo-Pacific, Southern Atlantic and the Antarctic: South Atlantic at 33Â°40'S, 00Â°56'E, and at 32Â°56'S, 12Â°42'E (Ref. 1522), Southern Hemisphere, between the Antarctic Convergence (Ref. 1394).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 610 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 650 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 3.2 t (Ref. 1394)
Feeds on copepods (Ref. 1394). Feeds on copepods (Ref. 1394).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)