Orcinus orca


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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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Scientifically known as Orcinus orca, the killer whale belongs to the order Odontoceti, which includes all toothed whales and dolphins.
How is the whale Orcinus Orca that has been known to prey on other whales better known?
Occurrence of killer whale Orcinus orca rake marks on Eastern Canada-West Greenland bowhead whales Balaena mysticetus.
Shamu is, of course, a concept rather than an individual - a rolling roster of Orcinus orca that perform at SeaWorld, a couple of hours away in San Diego.
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.
Palavras-chave: Megaptera novaeangliae, Balaenoptera physalus, Balaenoptera bonaerensis, Orcinus orca, Steno bredanensis, Tursiops truncatus, cordilheira submarina, Brasil.
In the case of killer whales Orcinus orca, locating and tracking these highly mobile marine predators for extended periods of time and over a geographically large range can be both problematic and costly.
Following on from the late December 2007 sighting of killer whales Orcinus orca near Ra's al-Khaimah (Tribulus 17: 103) a further sighting was made close to Abu Dhabi on 30th May 2008.
Orcinus orca and the other toothed whales hear aggressively.