Scientific illustrations: © 2021 Haruyoshi KAWAI
Up to 235 kg
Up to 2.7m
Bycatch, overfishing and pollution.
Highly active, fast swimmer, frequently bow-rides.
Smaller groups of 20-30 individuals but usually forms groups up to several hundred individuals.
Fish and squid.
Up to 35 years
Up to 260m
Up to 8 minutes
Find out more about the marine megafauna in Portugal with the official AIMM Species Guide.
The Species Guide is a digital guide in English where you’ll find various information about the marine species that occur in mainland Portugal. You’ll find biological information, behavior, conservation status and much more!
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