Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic. Temperate; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean. Temperate to sub polar waters.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 280 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 250 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 235.0 kg (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 235.0 kg
Found in deep waters of the outer continental shelf and slope. Feeds on small schooling fish and squid (Ref. 1394). Found in deep waters of the outer continental shelf and slope. Feeds on small schooling fish and squid (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) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 2.1 - 9.6, mean 4.3 (based on 901 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)