Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic. Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Indian Ocean, Southeast Pacific, and Southwest Atlantic: Cephalorhynchus commersonii commersonii: Falkland Islands, Argentina, South Shetland Islands, Chile.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 175 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 86.0 kg (Ref. 1394)
Found in relatively shallow coastal waters, but move slightly offshore during winter. Feeds on various sepcies of fish, squid and shrimp, near the bottom (Ref. 1394). Found in relatively shallow coastal waters, but move slightly offshore during winter. Feeds on various species of fish, squid and shrimp, near the bottom (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. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.4 - 13.3, mean 9.4 (based on 356 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)