Mammalia | Cetacea
Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 275 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 936); max. published weight: 275.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Pelagic; non-migratory (Ref. 75906); depth range 0 - 155 m (Ref. 102385)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 17°C - 28°C (Ref. 75906); 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to temperate.
Feeds on squid and small fish (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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)