Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; non-migratory (Ref. 75906); depth range 0 - 1815 m (Ref. 116169). Tropical; 17°C - 28°C (Ref. 75906); 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to temperate.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 257.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 275 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 936); max. published weight: 275.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Feeds on squid and small fish (Ref. 1394). Calving was estimated to have a 2-year interval (Ref. 97371). Males could be fertile during August to October (Ref. 97371).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Calving was estimated to have a 2-year interval (Ref. 97371).
Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 2.5 - 14.4, mean 4.9 (based on 3755 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)