As with most beaked whales, little is know about this species and it is rarely seen.
Body length: 4.5-5.6m, Weight: 1-1.5 tonnes.
Gray's beaked whales have a dark-grey upper surface and a pale underside. They have a white beak and forehead. The head is small and they have small, triangular teeth. The dorsal fin is hooked and they have a long, slender beak and a straight mouthline.
Gray's beaked whales inhabit temperate regions of the South Pacific, South Indian Ocean and South Atlantic.
They feed on squid.
Gray's beaked whales live in groups of 1-3.
Gray's beaked whales are classified as Data Deficient by the 2000 Red List.