Males have a dark greyish-blue to black body with a white snout and lower jaw (beak). Females have an off-white beak. Up to 4.8 m long.
Very little is known about Andrews' Beaked Whales and it likely inhabits deep offshore waters. Breeding occurs during autumn and summer. Stranded individuals may occasionally be observed on Australian beaches.
Cool temperate waters.
Indo-Pacific Ocean, New Zealand and southern Australia. Potentially near Port Phillip, recorded from Victoria.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Data Deficient
- CITES : Trade restrictions (Appendix II)