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Noun1.Ziphiidae - beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae
mammal family - a family of mammals
Odontoceti, suborder Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
beaked whale - any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw
genus Hyperoodon, Hyperoodon - bottle-nosed whales
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Diversidad y distribucion de los cetaceos de Costa Rica (Cetacea:Delphinidae, Physeteridae, Ziphiidae y Balaenopteridae).
The dark gray whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale, part of the Ziphiidae family, and typically measures between 5 and 7 meters in length.
The 17,000,000-year-old fossil is from the beaked Ziphiidae whale family, although the bones originally were thought to be those of a turtle speciman.
2014) reviewed the results of these expeditions as well as other sources of information and confirmed the presence of 12 species belonging to five marine mammal families (Balaenopteridae, Physeteridae, Ziphiidae, Delphinidae and Phocidae) within the area of Easter and Salas y Gomez islands.
Discusion: El diente CFM-1866 presenta una amplia raiz comprimida linguo-vestibularmente que recuerda tanto a los delfines Iniidae como a los delfines marinos de la familia Ziphiidae.
Cuvier Delfin de dientes rugosos in Lesson, 1828) 500 Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, Delfin pico de botella 1821) Phocoenidae 501 Phocoena spinipinnis Marsopa espinosa, chancho marino Burmeister, 1865 Physeteridae 502 Kogia breviceps (Blainvule, Cachalote de cabeza pequena 1838) 503 Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) Cachalote enano 504 Physeter catodon Linnaeus, Cachalote 1758 Iniidae 505 Inia geoffrensis (Blainville, Bufeo colorado 1817) Ziphiidae 506 Mesoplodon grayi Von Haast, Ballena de pico de Gray 1876 507 Mesoplodon peruvianus Reyes, Ballena de pico peruana Mead, y Van 507 Waerebeek, 1991 508 Ziphius cavirostris G.
Two new records of Ziphiidae (Cetacea) for the Azores with an updated checklist of cetacean species.