Dwarf Minke Whale Fact Sheet

Dwarf Minke Whale Fact Sheet

Dwarf minke whales are the smallest of the minke whales and have only been seen in the southern hemisphere. These inquisitive whales have the most complex colour patterns of any baleen whale, which researchers can use to identify individuals.

Experts

Brian Sharp, Emergency Relief Officer, Stranding Coordinator
Manager, Marine Mammal Rescue and Research
Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova, Regional Director, Russia & CIS
Regional Director, Russia & CIS
Patrick Ramage, Program Director, Whales
Program Director, Marine Conservation