Alternate name: Blackfish/Common Pilot Whale
Family: Delphinidae, Ocean Dolphins view all from this family
Description Has long flippers with a sharp elbow-like bend. 8-12 pairs of teeth..
Dimensions 6.2m, 2320kg; / 5.12m, 1320kg
Habitat Offshore waters
Range New England, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Eastern Canada, Alaska
Discussion Swims in groups of 10-50 in northern and temperate waters off the east coast. Follow feeding squid inshore in summer and fall, then offshore in winter and spring. Also feed on mackerel