Very little information is available, but females are thought to be sexually mature by the time they reach 4.5 m size.
(Martin et al, 1990; Poss, 1998; Pitman, 2001)
Key Reproductive Features: gonochoric/gonochoristic/dioecious (sexes separate); viviparous
As with all cetaceans, the young are necessarily precocial at birth and Mesoplodon europaeus are about 2.1 m long at birth.
Parental Investment: precocial ; pre-fertilization (Provisioning, Protecting: Female); pre-hatching/birth (Provisioning: Female, Protecting: Female); pre-weaning/fledging (Provisioning: Female, Protecting: Female)
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