black back, white chest and sides, and a white patch above and behind the eye
foraging, hunting, resting , socializing, traveling
all oceans, most seas, high latitude, coastal areas
Migrate up to 160 km, but the patterns are unclear after years of research.
Social system/Group size
Residents stay with their mothers their entire life, group sizes range for family size ~6 animals
Whaling and toxins in the water
Hard to research due to large range, but sysematic surveys are done often to estimate disribution.
Although they are called whales, Killer whales are actually dolphins. Killer whales have been known to attack Great White Sharks (and win).