Northern Bottlenose Whale
Has a long stout body that is mostly green-brown to gray with lighter patterns of gray.
They mate during late spring and early summer.
Found in deep water under 1000 m, mainly in the Gully. The Gully is a large underwater canyon in the Atlantic Ocean.
Estimated 210 in the Gully
In the Gully, they are largely non-migratory, but in the eastern North Atlantic, they are known to migrate southward from July to September.
Social system/Group size
Seen in groups of 4 - 20.
Pollution and noise are the major threats.
Although believed to be a rather shy species, individuals like to go near to boats.