Mammalia | Cetacea
Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 470 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 1.0 t (Ref. 1394)
Pelagic; non-migratory (Ref. 75906); depth range 0 - 1408 m (Ref. 83345)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific, Mediterranean and the Arctic. Tropical, temperate waters around the world (Ref. 1522).
Found mostly offshore in deep waters. Feeds squid and fish (Ref. 1394); deepwater species (Ref. 936). Depth range based on the range reported in Hawaii (Ref. 83345). Found mostly offshore in deep waters. Feeds squid and fish (Ref. 1394); deepwater species (Ref. 936).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)