Species Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) (Dwarf sperm whale)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Cetacea
  • ---- family: Kogiidae
  • ----- species: Kogia sima
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 2,6m; dark grey above, pinkish-white below; large dorsal fin; the snout is swollen and projects beyond lower jaw;
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 266
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/27318354
Creator: Robert Pitman (NOAA)
Permission: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
Comments: English: 1=A dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima) leaping out of the water.
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/19886913
Date: 2012-01-11
Creator: EOL China Regional Center
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
Comments: CMS (The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals)
彩色手绘图:Kogia sima

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