IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Critically Endangered Red List Criteria
Hammond, P.S., Bearzi, G., Bjørge, A., Forney, K., Karczmarski, L., Kasuya, T., Perrin, W.F., Scott, M.D., Wang, J.Y., Wells, R.S. & Wilson, B. Reviewer/s
Rojas-Bracho, L. & Smith, B.D. (Cetacean Red List Authority) Contributor/s Justification
The current information on abundance provides evidence for a population size of fewer than 250 mature animals in the Baltic Sea
subpopulation. A continued decline in mature animals can be inferred based on the current information on bycatches. All individuals in the Baltic Sea
population belong to one subpopulation.