As with most beaked whales, little is known about this species and it is rarely seen.
Possibly sub-species of Andrew's beaked whale.
Body length: 5-5.3m, Weight: 1-1.5 tonnes.
Hubb's beaked whales have a dark body with a white cap and extensive scarring and a small dorsal fin. Half of the beak is white and they have a strongly arched mouth-line. The males have massive teeth, which are visible half-way down the beak.
Hubb's beaked whales inhabit the N Pacific, in warm temperate water.
They feed on squid.
Little is known about Hubb's beaked whale.
Hubb's beaked whales are classified as Data Deficient by the 2000 Red List.