pygmy sperm whale


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Noun1.pygmy sperm whale - small sperm whale of warm waters of both coasts of North America
toothed whale - any of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc.
genus Kogia, Kogia - pygmy sperm whales
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In August, an emaciated pygmy sperm whale died in the town of Del Gallego, Camarines Sur province while a wounded pilot whale with ropes around it was found dead in the town of Batuan, Masbate province.
Last month hundreds of jellyfish washed up on Cefn Sidan in Carmarthenshire and in June a rare pygmy sperm whale was found on Pendine Sands.
Another female pygmy sperm whale was also found dead last February 2019 on the shores of Barangay Ilang, Davao City after ingesting plastic, condom, junk food package, and other plastic items.
"On February 13, we had a Pygmy Sperm Whale recovered in Panacan, Davao, which died due to a chip bag and a used condom inside the stomach," he said.
Larger Risso's dolphins like to float upside down, tails sticking out of the water-but the rarest creature of all is the pygmy sperm whale. It is very shy and only passes through our waters.
"It saddens me to report that the stranded pygmy sperm whale calf rescued by SeaWorld San Diego on La Jolla Shores Beach on July 28 passed away suddenly last night at approximately 11 p.m.," Koontz told IBT.
With the exception of the pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) and the extremely rare North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica), all cetacean species known to occur in the Hawaiian Islands EEZ were sighted during the HICEAS in 2010.
Morbilliviral infection in a pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) from Taiwanese waters.
5 PYGMY SPERM WHALE: This rare sea mammal can grow up to three metres long and lives in very deep 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,