Physeter catodon

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Synonyms for Physeter catodon

large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oil

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Known predators of ragfish now include species of Thunnidae, feeding on smaller specimens, with sperm whales, Physeter catodon, and Steller sea lions, Eumetopias jubatus, consuming larger adults.
Physeter catodon (cachalot or sperm whale) is the species with the highest frequency of strandings (n=8) and the family Delphinidae has the majority of species (n=8) and strandings (n=22).
Scented with ambergris (last century's preferred perfume base) from the stomach of Physeter catodon, the Sperm Whale, Linda would evoke great eras of economic expansion just in wafting by one's table at a Bob Dole fundraiser.
Varamientos de cachalotes, Physeter catodon, en las costas del Atlantico del Brasil y la Argentina (Cetacea, Physeteridae).
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803) Lynchailurus pajeros (Desmarest, 1816) Leopardus pajeros (Desmarest, 1816) Oncifelis geoffroyi (d'Orbigny y Leopardus geoffroyi Gervais, 1844) (d'Orbigny y Gervais, 1844) Oncifelis guigna (Molina, 1782) Leopardus guigna (Molina, 1782) Oreailurus jacobita (Cornalia, 1865) Leopardus jacobitus (Cornalia, 1865) Tayassu tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758) Pecari tajacu (Linnaeus, 1758) Lama guanicoe (Muller, 1776) Lama glama guanicoe (Muller, 1776) Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758 Familia Pontoporiidae Un sinonimo de la familia Iniidae * Akodon philipmyersi Pardinas, D'Elia, No incluida Cirignoli y Suarez, 2005 * Akodon sp.