Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 1500 m (Ref. 122879). Polar; 90°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
Northern Atlantic and the Arctic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 470 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 420 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 1.6 t (Ref. 1394)
Feeds in deep water and possible near the bottom (Ref. 1394), exceeding 1500 meters (Ref. 122879). Feeds on fish, squid, and shrimp (Ref. 1394). Gregarious (Ref. 117963). Feeds in deep water and possibly near the bottom. Feeds on fish, squid, and shrimp (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. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): -1.6 - 3.4, mean 0 (based on 3509 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)