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Long-Finned Pilot Whale

Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Photographer: Barney Moss


The size of a Long-Finned Pilot Whale compared to an average human
The size of a Long-Finned Pilot Whale
compared to an average human


Long-Finned Pilot Whale Range Map (North Atlantic & Subantarctic Waters)
Long-Finned Pilot Whale Range Map
(North Atlantic & Subantarctic Waters)

Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Latin Name Globicephala melas
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location N Atlantic & Subantarctic Waters
Colour Dark & Light Grey
Length Up to 6.5 m (21.3 ft)
Weight Up to 2,300 Kg (5,070 lbs)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Subspecies

There are two subspecies of the Long-Finned Pilot Whale:
Southern Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Globicephala melas edwardii

North Atlantic Long-Finned Pilot Whale Globicephala melas melas

Similar Animals

Short-Finned Pilot Whale
False Killer Whale
Pygmy Killer Whale
Melon-Headed Whale
 


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