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Pygmy Right Whale

The size of a Pygmy Right Whale compared to an average human
The size of a Pygmy Right Whale
compared to an average human


Pygmy Right Whale Range Map (Southern Ocean)
Pygmy Right Whale Range Map
(Southern Ocean)


Latin Name Caperea marginata
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location Southern Ocean
Colour Black, Grey & White
Length 6 - 6.5 m (19.9 - 21.3 ft)
Weight Up to 3,500 Kg (7,720 lbs)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the Pygmy Right Whale.

Interesting Facts

Pygmy Right whales are the smallest species of baleen whale.

Similar Animals

Grey Whale
North Atlantic Right Whale
North Pacific Right Whale
Southern Right Whale
 


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