Question: How deep can a whale swim?

Can a killer whale dive deeper than 1000 feet?

South Atlantic killer whales have destroyed their own record for deep dives—by 1,000 feet. Killer whales in the South Atlantic Ocean are willing to dive more than a thousand feet more than previously recorded—if they are certain to get a snack at the end of it, researchers have discovered.

What is the nicest whale?

Possibly the world’s friendliest whale, grey whales are found along the coast of North America where they make the 12,400 round trip between Alaska and Mexico each year.

How long can a whale stay underwater?

The average whale can hold its breath for about 60 minutes. The Sperm whale can hold its breath longer than the average whale, for about 90 minutes. The whale that can hold its breath the longest, however, is the Curved Beak Whale, who can take long dives underwater for about 138 minutes!

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