Odontoceti


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Related to Odontoceti: Odontocetes, Toothed whales
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Noun1.Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
animal order - the order of animals
Cetacea, order Cetacea - an order of Eutheria
toothed whale - any of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc.
family Hyperodontidae, family Ziphiidae, Hyperodontidae, Ziphiidae - beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae
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Cetaceans are divided into two suborders: Mysticeti (baleen whales) and Odontoceti (toothed whales, which include dolphins and porpoises).
Sea turtles 7 6 (86%) Seabirds 312 51 (16%) Sphenisciformes (penguins) 16 6 (38%) Podicipediformes (grebes) 19 2 (10%) Procellariiformes (albatrosses, petrels 99 10 (10%) and shearwaters) Pelicaniformes (pelicans, boobies, gannets, cormorants, 51 11 (22%) frigate birds, and tropic birds) Choradriiformes (shorebirds, skuas, 122 22 (18%) gulls, terns, and auks) Other birds -- 5 Marine mammals 115 32 (28%) Mysticeti (baleenwhales) 10 6 (60%) Odontoceti (toothedwhales) 65 5 (8%) Otariidae (fur seals 14 11 (79%) and sea lions) Phocidae (true seals) 19 8 (42%) Sirenia (manatees and 4 1 (25%) dugongs) Mustellidae (sea 1 1 (100%) otters) Fish -- 34 Crustaceans -- 8 Squid -- 0 Species total -- 136 Ingestion One or Records, Both Types No.