Saeed Zaman, captain of fishing boat AlFahim while operating off the shelf area, caught the pygmy sperm whale
in gillnet placed for catching tuna.
We ran closer, and out of the morning mist materialized what I later learned was a pygmy sperm whale
, hard aground in a grassflat that in fact would have been ideal for bonefish, but not so much for his 10-foot length.
Beaching of a live pygmy sperm whale
(Kogia breviceps) at Port O'Connor, Texas.
Liver tissue from a smaller sample of two other species that range farther out to sea-the pygmy sperm whale
and the Atlantic spotted dolphin-had butyl tin concentrations one-third to one-fourth those of the bottle-nosed dolphins.
It was the second pygmy sperm whale
stranding recorded in the area this year.
SCIENTISTS are investigating after a rare pygmy sperm whale
was found washed up on a beach.
The survival of even part of the pod was a rare success for DOC as it struggled to deal with four separate strandings in quick succession, including a sperm whale and a pygmy sperm whale
in separate incidents on the North Island coast.
The young pygmy sperm whale
was spotted washed up on a beach at Dinas Dinlle yesterday, opposite Newborough beach where it was originally found stranded and rescued, last Thursday, November 20.
The genus Pseudoterranova was established by Aleksei Mozgovoi in 1951 for a somewhat similar nematode obtained from a pygmy sperm whale
. Pseudoterranova azarasi, the subject of the Etymologia, was originally described in 1942 as Porrocecum azarasi, but recent molecular work, as described by Arizono et al.
However, Frank Fish from West Chester University, Pennsylvania, worked with the US Naval Academy and other researchers to build up exact profiles of the flippers of seven species, from the Amazon river dolphin and pygmy sperm whale
to the striped dolphin.
acutorostrata) 1 0 Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) 29 0 Unidentified large whale 6 0 Cryptic whales Dwarf and pygmy sperm whale
(Kogia spp.) 9 0 Mesoplodon spp.
A pygmy sperm whale
(Kogia breviceps) measuring 2.23 meters was 'heavily emaciated' and died at 11 a.m.
A sperm whale which beached on nearby Doubtful Bay died overnight on Saturday, while the body of a dead female pygmy sperm whale
was found at Ohiwa on the west coast of the North Island.
He believed it was a young pygmy sperm whale
, approximately six foot in length.
On Sunday morning, an adult pygmy sperm whale
(Kogia breviceps) was discovered in a coastal road construction in Barangay Matina Aplaya.