Species Globicephala macrorhynchus Gray, 1846 (Short-finned pilot whale)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Cetacea
  • ---- family: Delphinidae
  • ----- species: Globicephala macrorhynchus
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 6m; black or dark grey with a grey or white cape; bulbous head with no beak; dorsal fin; pointed flukes; round head with melon;
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 272
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Creator: Clark Anderson
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Comments: Globicephala sp., Kona, Hawaii English: Pilot Whales, mother and calf, Kona, Hawaii.
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Creator: Alina Suárez
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Comments: Globicephala macrorhynchus. Autora: Alina Suárez.
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Creator: Gustavo Perez
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Comments: Spanish: 1=Calderón tropical en las aguas de Tenerife

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