Globicephala


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Related to Globicephala: Globicephala melaena
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Noun1.Globicephala - pilot whalesGlobicephala - pilot whales        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
black whale, common blackfish, Globicephala melaena, pilot whale, blackfish - small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
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Behavior of short-finned pilot whales Globicephala macrorhynchus (Gray, 1846) (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla: Delphinidae) in the southeastern Arabian Sea.
Grampus griseus 1 (25) -- Globicephala macrorhynchus 3 (25) 1 (b) Pseudorca crassidens (d) -- -- Unidentified dolphin 20 (197) 180 Megaptera novaeangliae 9 (12) -- Balaenoptera 1 (1) -- acutorostrata (f) Unidentified whale 4 (7) -- Total Cetaceans 51 (415) 181 Species Matched Visual/ Acoustic Detections Tursiops truncatus 2 (19) Stenella attenuata 8 (200) Stenella longirostris 3 (1 350) Delphinus delphis -- Delphinus sp.
Common name Scientific name Pantropical spotted dolphin Stenella attenuata Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba Spinner dolphin Stenella longirostris Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus Fraser's dolphin Lagenodelphis hosei Melon-headed whale Peponocephala electra Pygmy killer whale Feresa attenuata False killer whale1 Pseudorca crassidens Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus Killer whale Orcinus orca Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus Dwarf sperm whale Kogia sima Unidentified Kogia Kogia sima/breviceps Blainville's beaked whale Mesoplodon densirostris Cuvier's beaked whale Ziphius cavirostris Longman's beaked whale Indopacetus pacificus Unidentified Mesoplodon Mesoplodon spp.
Structural characteristics of pulsed calls of long-finned pilot whales Globicephala melas.
Fatal predation of oilfish, Ruvettus pretiosus (Gempylidae), by a young short-finned pilot whale, Globicephala macrorhynchus (Delphinidae).
Las especies de afinidad templada (delfin de rostro blanco, Lagenorhynchus albirostris; ballena piloto, Globicephala melas; zifio de frente plana del norte, Hyperoodon ampullatus) contrajeron sus intervalos y disminuyeron en abundancia, mientras que las especies restringidas a aguas calidas (delfin comun, Delphinus delphis; delfin rayado, Stenella coeruleoalba) expandieron su distribucion.
Yr enw Saesneg arnyn nhw ydi 'long-finned pilot whales' a Globicephala melas ydi'r enw gwyddonol.
The journal also reports that Ganguli's idea is inspired by the skin of the long-finned pilot whale, Globicephala melas, the surface of which is criss-crossed with a network of nano-scale canals too small for any barnacle larvae to gain any purchase.
Sin embargo, este metodo no fue aplicable para las muestras de la familia Ziphiidae y Physeteridae, asi como en las especies del genero Globicephala sp.