Hyperoodon ampullatus

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Related to Hyperoodon ampullatus: Hyperoodon planifrons
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Noun1.Hyperoodon ampullatus - northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead
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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The worldwide population of Hyperoodon Ampullatus is not known, but they are thought to have been seriously depleted by heavy whaling activity during the last century.
Deep-diving behaviour of the northern bottlenose whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus (Cetacea:Ziphiidae).