Species Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) (Killer whale)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Cetacea
  • ---- family: Delphinidae
  • ----- species: Orcinus orca
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 7,5-9,5 m; black above, white below, oval white patch behind eye, prominent dorsal fin (up to 2 m height); blunt rounded head;
Countries:
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Links:
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 268
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