Mammalia | Cetacea
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 200 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 85.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Pelagic; depth range 44 - 4500 m (Ref. 86752)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean. Tropical, subtropical.
Feeds on small fish and squid at moderate depths, presumably mainly at night (Ref. 1394). Feeds on small fish and squid at moderate depths, presumably mainly at night (Ref. 1394).
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)