Sperm whales are the largest toothed whales and largest toothed predators in the world. Often spotted in groups called pods of between 15-20 whales including females and their young. Whilst the males roam alone or move between groups. They eat about a tonne of fish and squid a day, and are known to dive up to a 1,000 m in search of food to eat, holding their breaths for up to 90 minutes on such dives. They were hunted around the world including the waters around Galapagos in the 17th to 19th century.
For further information you can visit: