| Found along the North American coastline from Nova Scotia to the Bahamas, True’s beaked whale also inhabits temperate waters off the coast of Europe, and there are records of the species from near Australia and South Africa. Squid beaks have been found in the stomachs of stranded animals, but no fish. Very few have been weighed or measured. The longest male on record measured 5.3 m; the longest female, which weighed 1,394 kg, was 5.1 m long.
up to 5.5 m males; up to 5.1 m females
1,394 kg female
True, F.W., 1913. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 60(25):1.
Mammal Species of the World
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