Fin whales inhabit the temperate and polar zones of all major oceans and open seas and, less commonly, in tropical oceans and seas. They tend to live in coastal and shelf waters but never in water less than 200 meters deep.
Range depth: 200 to 250 m.
Habitat Regions: temperate ; tropical ; polar ; saltwater or marine
Aquatic Biomes: pelagic ; coastal
- Reeves, R., B. Stewart, P. Clapham, J. Powell. 2002. Sea Mammals of the World. London: A&C Black.