Tasmacetus shepherdi   Oliver, 1937

Shepherd's beaked whale

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Classification
Mammalia | Cetacea | Ziphiidae
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Main reference
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 700 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 660 cm TL (female)

Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific and the Antarctic: Circumpolar, southern hemisphere; South America.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feed on several species of fish near the the bottom in deep waters (Ref. 1394). Feed on several species of fish near the the bottom in deep waters (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown