- Scientific Name: Balaenoptera acutorostrata
- Length: 23 – 33 feet
- Weight: 5 – 10 tons
- Population seen in Alaska: N/A
- Status: Protected under the MMPA
- Description: Small, dark whale with a falcate dorsal fin and pointed snout. White flipper patch on pectoral flipper. Spout may not be visible. Arches back and tail stock when diving. Generally elusive.