Learn about Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

Max length: 27 m

Max weight: 50 tons

Right lower lip and jaw is white, with head having a v-shape when viewed from above.  Has a very long body with a high, well developed dorsal fin set far down the back.  Pectoral fins are dark on the top and white underneath.  Often in pods of three to seven individuals; and can sometimes be seen very near the reef.  


Oceanic Cetacean Map

Cetacean in the Caribbean waters

You will find this specific Cetacean in the Caribbean sea
Dolphin 13
They are indifferent towards boats but wary of swimmers
Extinct in Wild
Critically Endangered
Near Threatened
Least Concern