Globicephala melaena


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Noun1.Globicephala melaena - small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United StatesGlobicephala melaena - small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
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Aunque de presencia ocasional, en la franja litoral atlantica es posible observar desde la costa mamiferos marinos tales como tonina overa (Cephalorynchus commersoni), delfin piloto (Globicephala melaena), orca (Orcinus orca), ballena jorobada (Megaptera novaeangliae), ballena minke (Balaenoptera acustotrata), entre otros (mas informacion al respecto se encuentra en Benegas 1999 y en Gigli 2004).
Two sightings of white pilot whales, Globicephala melaena, and summarized records of anomalously white cetaceans.