Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 75906); brackish. Subtropical; 7°C - 22°C (Ref. 75906); 90°N - 0°S, 180°W - 180°E
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 250 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 180.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Lives in deep offshore areas. Feeds on small schooling fish and squid (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
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.2 - 5.5, mean 2.3 (based on 966 cells).
Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100)