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Bryde's Whale

Bryde's Whale


Bryde's Whale


The size of a Bryde's Whale compared to an average human
The size of a Bryde's Whale
compared to an average human

Bryde's Whale Range Map (Tropical & Temperate Waters Worldwide)
Bryde's Whale Range Map
(Tropical & Temperate Waters Worldwide)
Latin Name Balaenoptera brydei
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location Tropical & Temperate Waters Worldwide
Colour Dark Grey
Length Up to 15.5 m (51 ft)
Weight Up to 25 tonnes (24.5 tons)
Life Expectancy -

Diet

Bryde's Whales feed on plankton, crustaceans and schooling fish, such as anchovy, sardines, mackerel, pilchards and herring.

They use several feeding methods such as skimming the surface, bubble nets and lunging for their prey.

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of Bryde's Whale.

Interesting Facts

Bryde's is pronounced Broodah's

Similar Animals

Blue Whale
Fin Whale
Sei Whale
Omura's Whale
Pygmy Bryde's Whale
Common Minke Whale
Antarctic Minke Whale
Humpback Whale
 


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