Meet the Beaked Whale
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Beaked Whale Conservation
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Beaked Whale
The Northern Bottlenose Whale

Hyperoodon ampullatus


  • 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


range Northern Bottlenose Whale Range

Species Fact:

Northern bottlenose whales are the most extensively studied of the beaked whales because the whaling industry made carcasses available for scientists to examine.

Northern Bottlenose Whale