- Weight: 12,700 - 16,500 lbs (5.8 - 7.5 tons)
- Length: 23 - 29.5 ft (5.5 - 7 m)
- Diet: Mainly deep dwelling squid,
also fish and crustaceans
- Status: Lower risk
Northern bottlenose whales are the most extensively studied of the beaked whales because the whaling industry made carcasses available for scientists to examine.