The Beluga Whale is very large and they may be up to 20 feet long and 3,000 pounds in weight. They may live up to 50 years. They have a long body with a slender snout. They also have a flared out tail that is wide that they rely on for navigating in the water.
The Beluga Whale consumes a variety of types of food but mainly tuna. Belugas were among the first whale species in captivity. There are believed to be more than 100,000 of them in the world. The beluga is listed as “near threatened”.