Scientific illustrations: © 2021 Haruyoshi KAWAI
Up to 30 Ton(s)
Up to 21m
Bycatch, direct hunting, overfishing, pollution and ship strikes.
Usually solitary or in pairs, and rarely 30-50.
Diffuse and up to 3 meters high.
Fish, squid and zooplankton.
Up to 70 years
At least 300m
Up to 20 minutes
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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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