Beluga whale

Reproduction

Discover how the vocal, social beluga whale survives in the cold arctic environment.

Sexual Maturity

 Male beluga whales become sexually mature at about eight to nine years of age, and females at about four to seven years.

Reproductive Seasons

Breeding generally takes place in March through May, about 10 months after calving.

Mating Activity

Beluga whales breed in small bays and estuaries.

A single dominant male may mate with several females.