Latin name: Orcinus orca
Family: Delphinidae - Dolphin family
Other names: killer whale, orca
Body size: male 6-9 meters and approximately 6 tonnes, females 5-7 meters and approximately 4 tonnes
Max age: males approximately 30 years, females approximately 50 years
Distribution: Killer whales can be found in all of the worlds oceans.
Prey: Fish, particularly herring
Charasteristics: Spekkhoggere er sosiale dyr som vanligst opptrer i grupper med rundt 5-15 individer.