The Galapagos Penguins are the least noisy of all other penguin species. They are a member of the banded group of penguins.
Common Name: Galapagos Penguin
Scientific name: Spheniscus mendiculus
Population: 600 breeding pairs
Weight and height: 2.5 kg, 49 cm – 55 cm
Lifespan: 12-15 years
Conservation status: Endangered
Population Trend: Decreasing
Geographic Breeding Range: Ecuador (Galápagos Islands)
Prey/diet: Engraulidae, South American pilchard and mullet, Salema, striped herring or Pacific piquitingas, fish in the families Sphyraenidae and Carangidaeas, well as some crustaceans.