Kogia


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Noun1.Kogia - pygmy sperm whales
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Kogia breviceps, pygmy sperm whale - small sperm whale of warm waters of both coasts of North America
dwarf sperm whale, Kogia simus - very small (to 8 feet) sperm whale of central coasts of Atlantic and Pacific
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A pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) measuring 2.23 meters was 'heavily emaciated' and died at 11 a.m.
Barlow (2006) used estimates of g(0) adapted from previous studies of delphinids and large whales (Barlow, 1995), sperm whales (Barlow and Sexton (2)), and beaked whales and Kogia spp.
Morbilliviral infection in a pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) from Taiwanese waters.
KARACHI -- A Pygmy Sperm Whale (Kogia breviceps) was caught by fishermen about 120 nautical miles southwest of Karachi on March 4, said a statement of WWFPakistan here on Friday,
"We are quite excited because sightings of these types of Kogia whales are quite rare."
2005), observation of Pseudo-nitzschia blooms to link domoic acid toxicity to pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) mortalities along the southeastern coast of the United States (Fire et al.
The identified species included two species of Baleen Whales (Mysticeti), namely, Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus), Bryde's Whale (Balaenoptera edeni), and nine species of Toothed Whales (Odontoceti), namely, Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus), Killer Whale (Orcinus orca), Dwarf Sperm Whale (Kogia sima), Longman's Beaked Whale (Indopacetus pacificus), False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens), Rough-Toothed Dolphin (Steno bredanensis), Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncates), Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), and Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris).
Abstract Due to their morphological similarities, the differentiation of pygmy (Kogia breviceps) and dwarf (K.
Korea Game Industry Agency (KOGIA) 2009, Summary of White Paper on Korean Games 2009, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism & Korea Creative Contents Agency, Seoul, www.kocca.
Photographs analysed by Dr Peter Evans, Director of Sea Watch, revealed the shape of a Kogia whale, distinctive because of its large almost triangular fin.
Only three species belong to the sperm whale family (Kogiidae) and the dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima) which is the smallest with a maximum length of just 2.7 metres.