Lissodelphis borealis   (Peale, 1848)

Northern right whale dolphin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Subtropical; 90°N - 10°N, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean: Eastward across the Pacific between 34° and 47°N, extending north to 55°N, 145°W, in the Gulf of Alaska (Ref. 1522).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 310 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 230 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 115.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits cold and warm temperate regions. Feeds on squid and lanternfish; but also feeds on a variety of surface and mid-water species (Ref. 1394). Inhabits cold and warm temperate regions. Feeds on squid and lanternfish; but also feeds on a variety of surface and mid-water species (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 1.2 - 2.5, mean 1.6 (based on 1017 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown