globicephala melas

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globicephala melasGlobicephala melas
(Long-finned pilot whale)

Scientific name: Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809)
Popular names: Long-finned pilot whale
Danish name: Langluffet Grindehval

Family: Delphinidae (Oceanic dolphins)

Distribution: Circumglobal
Observation site: Davis strait

Adult size: 5 - 8 metres / 1.8 - 3.5 tonnes
Calve size: ~ 1.8 metres / ~ 100 kg


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