Scientific illustrations: © 2021 Haruyoshi KAWAI
Up to 650 kg
Up to 4.1m
Bycatch, direct hunting, overfishing and pollution.
Acrobatic, strong swimmer, frequently bow-rides.
Usually medium groups from 1 to 25 individuals.
Fish and cephalopods.
Up to 52 years
Up to 535m
Up to 12 minutes
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