Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic. Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific and the Antarctic: Positive distribution in the Eastern Central Pacific was shown on a map (Ref. 1394, p. 93); Circumglobal in temperate waters of Southern Hemisphere (Ref. 1522).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 560 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 1.1 t (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
): 0.5 - 3, mean 1.5 (based on 8522 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)