The Short-finned Pilot Whale

Globicephala macrorhynchus


  • Max Weight: Female 3,300 lbs (1,500 kg)
    Male 6,600 lbs (3,000 kg)
  • Length: Female 17 ft (5.1 m)
    Male 24 ft (7.2 m)
  • Diet: Mainly squid
  • Status: Lower risk


range Short-finned Pilot Whale Range

Species Fact:

Short-finned pilot whales are the second largest species in the dolphin family and have been known to dive to depths of 1,650 ft (500 m).

Pilot Whale