TITLE

PLATE 63 MEDIUM-SIZED BLUNT-HEADED CETACEANS

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America;2006, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "Medium-Sized Blunt-Headed Cetaceans" is presented. Pilot Whales are described as having stocky bodies with bulbous forehead and a thick tail stock. Its dorsal fin is located at the base and is positioned well forward. Pilot Whales species include the Short-Finned Pilot Whale or Globicephala macrorhynchus, Long-Finned Pilot Whale or Globicephala melas and False Killer Whale or Pseudorca crassidens.
ACCESSION #
41995415

 

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