How Do Killer Whales Move?


Killer whales move through the water by moving their tail (flukes) up and down. This differs from the way fish move through water, as fish propel themselves by moving their tail from left to right.
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Killer Whale
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea Family: Delphinidae Genus: Orcinus Species: Orcinus orca
The Killer Whale is also known as the Blackfish, Grampus, Orca, and because large males have a tall dorsal fin, the Sword Fish. The scientific names Grampus orca and Orca gladiator have been applied until fairly recently... More »
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