True's Beaked Whale
True’s Beaked Whale ©whaleopedia.org

Order Artiodactyla

Family Ziphiidae

Scientific Name

Mesoplodon mirus

Size and Weight

LENGTH: 5.3 metres (17 ft)

WEIGHT: 1,400 kilograms (3,100 lb)

Habitat

Deep waters

Distribution

Nova Scotia, western Atlantic, Ireland, Bahamas, Canary Islands, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, eastern Atlantic, Florida

Diet

Squids (mostly Loligo spp.)

Reproduction

1

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Behavior

Live in small groups

Sounds

Unknown

Conservation Status

Data Deficient