Hyperoodon


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Noun1.Hyperoodon - bottle-nosed whales
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Hyperodontidae, family Ziphiidae, Hyperodontidae, Ziphiidae - beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae
bottlenose whale, bottle-nosed whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus, bottlenose - northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead
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Las especies de afinidad templada (delfin de rostro blanco, Lagenorhynchus albirostris; ballena piloto, Globicephala melas; zifio de frente plana del norte, Hyperoodon ampullatus) contrajeron sus intervalos y disminuyeron en abundancia, mientras que las especies restringidas a aguas calidas (delfin comun, Delphinus delphis; delfin rayado, Stenella coeruleoalba) expandieron su distribucion.
NAME: Northern bottle-nosed whaleCLASS: Mammalia: MammalsORDER: Cetacea: WhalesFAMILY: Ziphiidae: Beaked WhalesSCIENTIFIC NAME: Hyperoodon ampullatusDIET: Squid, fishSIZE: 7.
The worldwide population of Hyperoodon Ampullatus is not known, but they are thought to have been seriously depleted by heavy whaling activity during the last century.