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Spectacled Porpoise

The size of a Spectacled Porpoise compared to an average human
The size of a Spectacled Porpoise
compared to an average human


Spectacled Porpoise Range Map (Sub-Antarctic Waters)
Spectacled Porpoise Range Map
(Sub-Antarctic Waters)


Latin Name Phocoena dioptrica
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location Sub-Antarctic Waters
Colour Black and White
Length Up to 2.2 m (7.2 ft)
Weight 60 - 84 Kg (132 - 185 lbs)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Main Characteristics


Spectacled Porpoise can reach lengths up to 2.2 m (7.2 ft) and they weigh between 60 and 84 kgs (132 - 185 lbs).

Habitat

Spectacled Porpoise can be found circumpolar in sub-antarctic waters and they live in groups of up to 25 individuals.

Diet

Spectacled Porpoise feed on fish, squid, octopus, shrimp and mollusks.

Breeding



Predators



Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the Spectacled Porpoise.

Interesting Facts


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