Perrin’s Beaked Whale
Have long bodies with small heads and deep tails.
The males engage in fights.
Sharks and humans
Social system/Group size
Seen solitary as well as in groups of up to 15 individuals.
Entanglement in fishing gear seems to be the major threat, but noise is also believed to cause stress.
The Perrin's beaked whale is the newest specieces of beaked whales identified.