beaked whale

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any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw

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Baird's beaked whale Berardius bairdii Stejneger, 1883: Arnoux's beaked whales Berardius arnuxii Duvernoy, 1851.
Two recent studies off the Southern California coast found certain endangered blue whales and beaked whales stopped feeding and fled from recordings of sounds similar to military sonar.
Plastic debris ingested by a Blainville's beaked whale, Mesoplodondensirostris, washed ashore in Brazil.
By deploying 110 sonobuoys (passive 'listening' devices), the team recorded sounds from blue, humpback, minke, fin and sperm whales, and an unidentified beaked whale.
The Sowerby's beaked whale, which was around 10ft long and 600kg, beached itself at Blakeney Point, Norfolk.
The True's Beaked whale was found at Strandhill, Co Sligo, on Friday.
But for a creature called the Cuvier's beaked whale, hearing starts in the throat, a new study finds.
A rare Cuviers Beaked Whale was discovered by children stranded on the reef in front of school playground.
This is the marine wildlife equivalent of the bird photo archives provided by VIREO (Visual Resources for Ornithology), and enables the author to illustrate his book with some truly stunning photos, including some of very rare species like that of a breaching Blainville's beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris).
Season's first catch of Baird's beaked whale landed in Hokkaido
A dead Cuvier's beaked whale found on the shore near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Friday could be a boon to scientists, who hope to find out more about the rarely seen species, a marine biologist said.
Most of the whale meat consumed was minke whale and Baird's beaked whale caught for research purposes or in coastal whaling, but some of the meat was fin whale caught and frozen before 1988, when commercial whaling was banned.
of species Baleen whales (Mysticeti) Right whale and bowhead whale 3 Pygmy right whale 1 Gray whale 1 Rorqual whale (ie minke, fin and humpback) 6 Total 11 Toothed whales (Odontoceti) Pygmy whale and dwarf sperm whale 2 Sperm whale 1 Narwahl and beluga 2 Beaked whale 21 Oceanic dolphin 33 Amazon river dolphin 1 Yangtze river dolphin and franciscana 2 Indus and Ganges river dolphin 2 Porpoise 6 Total 70
Over the years, the group has managed to bring together a vast array of marine mammal bones, from a rare Bering Sea beaked whale skeleton to a 41-foot sperm whale skeleton, which now hangs in Homer High School.
The 4metrelong 'Longman's beaked whale' one of the rarest and least known members of the beaked whale family got caught in a fishing boat's net about 22 nautical miles off the coast of Karachi.