Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic. Subtropical; 90°N - 10°N, 180°W - 180°E
Pacific Ocean: Eastward across the Pacific between 34Â° and 47Â°N, extending north to 55Â°N, 145Â°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)
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
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) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.2 - 2.5, mean 1.6 (based on 1017 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)