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Pygmy Bryde's Whale











Latin Name Balaenoptera edeni
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location Warm Waters Worldwide
Colour Blue/Grey
Length 9 - 12 m (30 - 39 ft)
Weight 16 - 25 tonnes (16 - 24.5 tons)
Life Expectancy -

Diet

Pygmy Bryde's Whales feed on schooling fish, such as anchovy and herring.

Breeding

A single calf is produced after a 12 month gestation period.

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of Pygmy Bryde's Whale.

Interesting Facts

Pygmy Bryde's Whales are also known as:
Eden's Whale
Ballena Tropical

Bryde's is pronounced Broodah's

Similar Animals

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


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