- Scientific Name: Phocoena phocoena
- Length: 5 – 5.5 feet
- Weight: 135 – 170 lbs
- Population seen in the Northeast*: Over 89,000
- Status: Protected
- Description: Small dark body with blunt beak and triangular dorsal fin. Belly and throat typically white. Quick surfacings, generally do not splash when surfacing. Non-social, seen singly or in small groups.
* Gulf of Maine & Bay of Fundy Population