Cuvier's Beaked Whale
The size of a Cuvier's Beaked Whale
compared to an average human
Cuvier's Beaked Whale Range Map
(Warm Waters Worldwide)
Warm Waters Worldwide
Tan to Grey/Blue
7 - 7.5 m (23 - 25 ft)
3 - 4 tonnes (3 - 3.9 tons)
Cuvier's Whales are between 7 and 7.5 m (23 - 25 ft) in length and they weigh between 3 and 4 tonnes (3 - 3.9 tons). They are tan to grey/blue in colour.
Cuvier's Beaked Whales can be found in tropical and temperate waters worldwide. They avoid coastal areas, preferring areas of deep water over 1,000 m (3,280 ft) deep.
Cuvier's beaked Whales mainly feed on squid, but they will sometimes feed on fish and occasionally crustaceans.
At birth calves are between 2 and 3 m (6.5 - 10 ft) in length and they weigh approximately 270 kgs (595 lbs).
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Cuvier's Beaked Whales are also known as:
was first described by Georges Cuvier in 1823.
Arnoux's Beaked Whale
Shepherd's Beaked Whale
Baird's Beaked Whale
Northern Bottlenose Whale
Southern Bottlenose Whale
Indo-Pacific Beaked Whale
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