family Ziphiidae

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Related to family Ziphiidae: Cuvier's Beaked Whale
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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A comprehensive and validated molecular taxonomy of beaked whales, family Ziphiidae.
Stomach anatomy and use in defining systemic relationships of the Cetacean Family Ziphiidae (beaked whales).
In the family Ziphiidae (the beaked whales) nothing has been previously reported on responses to either technique.

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