Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; non-migratory (Ref. 75906); depth range 0 - 2014 m (Ref. 116169). Tropical; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific, Mediterranean and the Arctic. Tropical, temperate waters around the world (Ref. 1522).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 470 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 1.0 t (Ref. 1394)
Found mostly offshore in deep waters. Feeds squid and fish (Ref. 1394); deepwater species (Ref. 936). Found mostly offshore in deep waters. Feeds squid and fish (Ref. 1394); deep-water species (Ref. 936).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Tan, J.M.L. 1995. (Ref. 936)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.6 - 4.7, mean 2.5 (based on 7974 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)