Scientific illustrations: © 2021 Haruyoshi KAWAI
Up to 81 Ton(s)
Up to 27m
Bycatch, direct hunting, overfishing, pollution and ship strikes.
Solitary or in small groups, but up to 100 in feeding grounds.
Upright, dense and up to 8 meters high.
Krill, crustaceans, fish and squid.
Up to 90 years
Up to 474m
Up to 30 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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