These animals prefer to forage at depths below the 1000 meter line. This is possibly due to the distribution of squid and other food sources not yet identified. The great depths to which these mammals travel can result in dives that last longer then 45 minutes.
Habitat Regions: temperate
Aquatic Biomes: pelagic ; coastal
- Jefferson, T., S. Leatherwood, M. Webber. 1993. FAO Species Identification Guide: Marine Mammals of the World. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization.