Gervais's beaked whale

Gervais's beaked whale

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Ziphiidae
Species : Mesoplodon europaeus

 

Keywords: black , red

The Gervais' beaked whale, gulf stream beaked whale is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Gervais
A young / baby of a Gervais is called a 'calf'. The females are called 'cow' and males 'bull'. A Gervais group is called a 'gam, pod or herd'.
Gervais's beaked whale habitats
Epipelagic (0-200m) and Marine Oceanic
Some facts about the
Gervais's beaked whale

Adult weight : 5600 kg (12320 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 48 years

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Facts about the Gervais's beaked whale

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