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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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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.
We are quite excited because sightings of these types of Kogia whales are quite rare.
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.
Cuvier Delfin de dientes rugosos in Lesson, 1828) 500 Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, Delfin pico de botella 1821) Phocoenidae 501 Phocoena spinipinnis Marsopa espinosa, chancho marino Burmeister, 1865 Physeteridae 502 Kogia breviceps (Blainvule, Cachalote de cabeza pequena 1838) 503 Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) Cachalote enano 504 Physeter catodon Linnaeus, Cachalote 1758 Iniidae 505 Inia geoffrensis (Blainville, Bufeo colorado 1817) Ziphiidae 506 Mesoplodon grayi Von Haast, Ballena de pico de Gray 1876 507 Mesoplodon peruvianus Reyes, Ballena de pico peruana Mead, y Van 507 Waerebeek, 1991 508 Ziphius cavirostris G.
found a stranded live dwarf sperm whale, Kogia simus specimen which was successfully returned to the sea.
We observed a total of 12 dolphin species, three rorqual species, two ziphiid species, and one Kogia species.
Take reduction plans currently are in effect for the harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in the Mid Atlantic and Gulf of Maine regions; large whales (Eubalaena glacialis, Megaptera novaenangliae, and Balaenoptera physalis) in the Atlantic; and the pilot whale, Globicephala macrorhynchus; pygmy sperm whale, Kogia breviceps; sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus; humpback whale, Megaptera novaeanliae; and beaked whales (Berardius bairdii, Mesoplodon spp.
Live strandings accounted for 15% of all strandings; more than 41% of pelagic odontocetes (40% of delphinids, 52% of Kogia spp.
Put, Vic 1817) Orinoco Familia Physeteridae Kogia Gray, 1846 Kogia breviceps Caribe Bol, Suc 0 (Blainville, 1838) Kogia sima Caribe, Cau, Cho, Nar, 0 (Owen, 1866) Pacifica VdC Physeter Linnaeus, 1758 Physeter Caribe, Atl, Bol, Cau, 0 macrocephalus Pacifica Cho, Cor, LaG, Linnaeus, 1758 Nar, SAP, Suc, VdC Familia Ziphiidae Mesoplodon Gervais, 1850 Mesoplodon Pacifica Cho, Nar 0 densirostris (Blainville, 1817) Mesoplodon Caribe, Islas Bol 0 europaeus del Rosario (Gervais, 1855) Ziphius G.
With exception of 1 dwarf sperm whale, Kogia sima, these 10 dolphins were the only cetaceans we were able to examine during this 32-month period.
Kogia simus (cachalote pigmeo, pigmy sperm "whale")