Mammalia | Cetacea
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 175 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 86.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Climate / Range
Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Indian Ocean, Southeast Pacific, and Southwest Atlantic: Cephalorhynchus commersonii commersonii: Falkland Islands, Argentina, South Shetland Islands, Chile.
Found in relatively shallow coastal waters, but move slightly offshore during winter. Feeds on various sepcies of fish, squid and shrimp, near the bottom (Ref. 1394). Found in relatively shallow coastal waters, but move slightly offshore during winter. Feeds on various species of fish, squid and shrimp, near the bottom (Ref. 1394).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)