Largest whale
Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
190 tonne(s)/metric ton(s)
Not Applicable ()

Heaviest A female weighing 190 tonnes (418,878 lb) and measuring 27.6 m (90 ft 6 in) in length was caught in the Southern Ocean on 20 March 1947.

Longest mammal A female blue whale measuring 33.58 m (110 ft 28 in) landed in 1909 at Grytviken, South Georgia in the South Atlantic.

The largest marine animal ever killed by hand harpoon was a blue whale killed at Twofold Bay, NSW, in 1910, was 29.57 m (97 ft) long.