H. ampullatus is most commonly found in waters at least 1000m deep and often forages at or near the north atlantic ice shelf in sheltered embayments during the spring and summer.
Habitat Regions: temperate ; polar ; saltwater or marine
Aquatic Biomes: pelagic ; coastal
- Reeves, R., E. Mitchell, H. Whitehead. 1993. Status of the Northern Bottlenose Whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus. The Canadian Field-Naturalist, 107: 490-508.