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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PCBs also cause immunosuppression in cetaceans, leaving them highly vulnerable to disease.
"People are often surprised that so many of the world's cetaceans are found in Scottish waters and you don't have to travel thousands of miles to see whales and dolphins.
The first-ever baseline study on the marine cetaceans found in Pakistan's waters was made public in 2008.
Wu said that when he received a call on Tuesday afternoon, he immediately cleared the recycling field with the help of the school's teachers and coordinated with Taiwan Cetacean Society members on assembling the rescue pond.
Over the years, both cetacean species have been recorded in the Southern Boundary of the ACC (Van Franeker, 1992; Orgeira, 2004; Sirovic et al., 2006; Reyes Reyes and Iniguez, 2013; Reyes Reyes et al., 2014).
For each cetacean sighting, the species, identification reliability, number of individuals, and vessel position and activity were recorded.
The ear region, which is vital for understanding cetacean taxonomy and ecology, is described in extensive detail.
To correct for the tendency of individual observers to over- or underestimate group size, correction factors were applied to the "best" estimates of sighting group size made by observers who were calibrated during previous SWFSC surveys by a comparison of observer group size estimates and counts of the same cetacean groups from aerial photographs (Gerrodette and Forcada, 2005).
When a report of a stranded cetacean was received, the animal was examined in as much detail as logistics allowed.
The study is meant to lead to better understanding of the factors that influence the distribution and abundance of cetaceans -- one of the most distinctive and highly specialised orders of mammals, which include species like dolphins, porpoises, whales and dugongs.
85 THE AMERICAN CETACEAN SOCIETY: EDUATION, CONSERVATION, AND RESEARCH--THEY'RE NOT SAVED YET!
Since 1993, he has received several major literary awards (1) for poetic prose in Taiwan; for the last twenty years, he has published almost twenty works on cetacean imagination, ocean culture and the fisherman's life.
Whale Talk - The Yachats Academy of Arts and Sciences is presenting Joy Primrose, founder and president of the Oregon chapter of the American Cetacean, at 6:30 p.m.
Cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV; family Paramyxoviridae) has caused several epizootics globally during the past 25 years.