Orcinus orca


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Related to Orcinus orca: Killer whales
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Noun1.Orcinus orca - predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal finOrcinus orca - predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
genus Orcinus, Orcinus - killer whales
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This salmon-hunting population of Orcinus orca whales is among only three kinds of mammals in which females live long after they stop having babies themselves.
According to Thabit Zahran Al Abdul Salaam, Director of Marine Biodiversity Management at EAD, the killer whale, or Orcinus orca, despite the name, are not considered a threat to humans.
Orcinus orca and the other toothed whales hear aggressively.