Mass strandings of toothed whales (Odontoceti
) as a population phenomenon.
Scientifically known as Orcinus orca, the killer whale belongs to the order Odontoceti
, which includes all toothed whales and dolphins.
(2013): Nuevos restos de Scaldicetus (Cetacea, Odontoceti
, Physeteridae) del Mioceno superior, sector occidental de la Cuenca del Guadalquivir (sur de Espana).
Patterns of growth and physical maturity in the western Mediterranean striped dolphin, Stenella coeruleoalba (Cetacea: Odontoceti
As we made our way to Odontoceti
Stadium, I tried to maneuver my hand into hers, but she snapped, "Quit it, Little Richard.
From 1942 to 2010 there were 23 reported strandings of Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Ziphius cavirostris (Odontoceti
: Ziphiidae), in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon and Washington), and 25 reported strandings in California between 1982 and 2010 (Moore and Barlow 2013).
Of the 30 species, 29 belong to the Order Cetartiodactyla, are placed within the two Suborders Mysticeti and Odontoceti
, and come under the six Families of Balaenopteridae, Physeteridae, Kogiidae, Ziphiidae, Delphinidae, and Phocoenidae .
Patterns of growth and physical maturity in the western Mediterranean striped dolphins Stenella coeruleoalba (Cetacea: Odontoceti
Os cetaceos conhecidos popularmente como botos, golfinhos e baleias, sao divididos em duas subordens viventes: Mysticeti, baleias com barbatanas, e Odontoceti
, os que possuem dentes como os golfinhos, toninhas e cachalotes.
With seven mysticeti and 25 odontoceti
species of cetaceans distributed along the coast (Reyes, 2009), Peru has high potential for developing a responsible whale watching industry with subsequent benefits for coastal communities from tourism (Majluf & Reyes, 1989).