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Layard's Beaked Whale

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


Layard's Beaked Whale Range Map (Southern Ocean)
Layard's Beaked Whale Range Map
(Southern Ocean)

Latin Name Mesoplodon layardii
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location Southern Ocean
Colour Black, Grey & White
Length Up to 6.2 m (20.3 ft)
Weight Up to 1,300 Kg (2,866 lbs)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of Layard's Beaked Whale.

Interesting Facts

Layard's Beaked Whales are also known as:
Strap-Toothed Whale
Long-Toothed Whale

Similar Animals

Sowerby's Beaked Whale
Andrews' Beaked Whale
Hubbs' Beaked Whale
Blainville's Beaked Whale
Gervais' Beaked Whale
Ginkgo-toothed Beaked Whale
Gray's Beaked Whale
Hector's Beaked Whale
 


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