- Max Weight: 13,000 - 17,000 lbs (5,800 - 7,500 kg)
- Length: 29 - 32 ft (8.7 - 9.8 m)
- Diet: Mainly deep dwelling squid,
also fish and crustaceans
- Status: Lower risk
Northern bottlenose whales are the most extensively studied of the beaked whales because the whaling industry made carcasses available for scientists to examine.