Scientific illustrations: © 2021 Haruyoshi KAWAI
Up to 70 kg
Up to 1.9m
Bycatch, overfishing and pollution.
Fast swimmer, inconspicuous, rarely bow-rides.
Usually small groups of 2 to 8 individuals.
Fish, cephalopods and small crustaceans.
Up to 24 years
Up to 220m
Up to 12 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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