North Pacific Right Whale
The size of a North Pacific Right Whale
compared to an average human
North Pacific Right Whale Range Map
(North Pacific Ocean)
North Pacific Ocean
10 - 17 m (33 - 56 ft)
40 - 80 tonnes (39.5 - 79 tons)
North Pacific Right Whales are between 10 and 17 m (33 - 56 ft) in length and they weigh between 40 and 80 tonnes (39.5 - 79 tons).
North Pacific Right Whales are found in the north Pacific Ocean.
North Pacific Right Whales feed on crustaceans.
North Pacific Right Whales give birth to a single calf after a
of approximately 12 months. The youngster will stay with its mother for 1 year.
There are no
of the North Pacific Right Whale.
The estimated population of North Pacific Right Whales is between 100 and 300 individuals. They are thought to be the most endangered whale on earth.
Right Whales are among the slowest swimming whales.
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