Toothed Whale (Odontoceti)
Thanks to the GREMM (www.whales-online.net) for the photo
1.5 to 2 m
about 50 kg
Behaviour And Appearance:
Very hard to spot (and snap a picture of!). The harbour porpoise is usually alone or in pairs but sometimes also in small groups. Dives only for a few minutes.
The smallest of all whales.
Frequency of sightings of this species in Forillon:
Seen from June to October. Often in pods of many dozen individuals.