Bottlenose whales

Bottlenose whales

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Ziphiidae
Genus : Hyperoodon

 

Animals in the genus Hyperoodon

Northern bottlenose whale
Facts about the genus Hyperoodon, the bottlenose whales

Main Entry: hyperoodon hyperoodon is one of more than 1,000,000 entries available at Merriam-WebsterUnabridged. (Full text)

60Hyperoodon is a stubborn whale who defies the laws of the herd and dismisses them as superstition. (Full text)

(references)Non-English Usage: "Hyperoodon" is also a word in the following language with English translations in parentheses.

And a misplaced family of northern bottlenose whales is just one of the mysteries of this deep-sea ravine. (Full text)

We believe the behavior reported here may be a rare but important aspect of the social behavior of male bottlenose whales, and it is possible that the dense bone mass in the head of northern bottlenose whales is an adaptation for such interactions. (Full text)

No significant exploitation of southern bottlenose whales is known. (Full text)

Nova Scotia's pocket of northern bottlenose whales is one of a few scattered across the North Atlantic.

What’s being done The Scotian Shelf population of northern bottlenose whales is designated as endangered by COSEWIC and is under consideration for addition to the Species at Risk Act (SARA).

The gestation period of Bottlenose Whales is about 12 months so that mating and calving occur at the same time of year (Benjaminsen and Christensen 1979).

Males can grow up to 32 ft in length and females up to 28 ft or so while the maximum size for southern bottlenose whales is about 25 ft. (Full text)

The hunting of northern Bottlenose whales is legally managed by the IWC, which has established zero quotas for this whale.

How many North Pacific bottlenose whales are there?

Bottlenose whales are easily scared and complete silence must be observed when they are approached. (Full text)

Bottlenose Whales Highlights Bottlenose whales are deep divers and they like to hang out deep in the sea. (Full text)

Most North Pacific bottlenose whales are extensively scarred indicating that they live aggressive lives.

Bottlenose whales are capable of long, deep dives; biologists recorded the dive of one northern bottlenose (Hyperoodon ampullatus) to almost…

Bottlenose whales are so cool we have an entire page for you! (Full text)

Habitat: In the summer, Southern Bottlenose Whales are regularly found within 110km of the Antarctic ice-edge.

Habitat: In the summer, Southern Bottlenose Whales are regularly found within 110km of the Antarctic ice-edge.

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