cetacean


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Synonyms for cetacean

large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales

of or relating to whales and dolphins etc

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We predicted that patterns in small cetacean occurrence and distribution within Southern California waters would follow similar trends reported for seabirds (Hyrenbach and Veit, 2003; Yen et al.
Meanwhile, a fisherman told Al-Ayyam newspaper that the cetacean was discovered dead near Al-Muhammadia island, off the Northern Governorate.
Appropriately named, the Cetacean Hearing and Telemetry (CHAT) project aims to record and interpret dolphin sounds by building a prototype device featuring a smartphone-sized computer and two hydrophones.
Some scientists have argued that the large size and mass of the Cetacean brain was merely a reflection of their larger body size (i.
Part travelogue and part history lesson, the book is peppered with facts about all sorts of cetaceans, from diminutive porpoises and unicorn-horned narwhals to massive blue whales.
Today "Save the Whales" might seem like a cliche from bygone days, but with so many cetacean species in decline, it just might be a more needed environmental battle cry than ever before.
15) This analysis of the public health risk presented by cetacean product consumption in Arctic Canada concludes that both international and domestic regulatory reform is required to meaningfully reduce reliance on this food source and alleviate the threat it presents to Aboriginal communities.
Since then, in monitoring cetacean strandings, more than 8,000 animals have been recorded, some of the species being new to British waters.
A humpback whale has been spotted in Hong Kong waters for the first time on record, and chances of it continuing on with its migratory journey are good, a cetacean scientist said Wednesday.
NGOS Join Forces to Protect Cetacean Populations in the Region
Some of us didn't want to believe that this would really happen," said search participant Randall Reeves, chairman of the Cetacean Specialist Group of the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
Efforts to save the baiji, which is reportedly the first cetacean species loss due to human involvement, were hampered by Chinese and Western disputes about the best way to preserve the species, according to The baiji.
The harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is a small cetacean widely distributed on both sides of the North Atlantic.