Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic. Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific and the Antarctic: Circumpolar, southern hemisphere; South America.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 700 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 660 cm TL (female)
Feed on several species of fish near the the bottom in deep waters (Ref. 1394). Feed on several species of fish near the bottom in deep waters (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: | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.5 - 4.5, mean 2.3 (based on 407 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)