The killer whale is a top-level predator and has no natural enemies. However, diseased or injured killer whales may fall prey to other top-level predators of the sea....
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...
The killer whale (Orcinus orca), also referred to as the orca whale or orca, and
less commonly as the blackfish or grampus, is a toothed whale belonging to the ...
Orcas, or killer whales, are the largest of the dolphins and one of the world's most
powerful predators. They feast on marine mammals such as seals, sea lions, ...
In addition to chronicling Cold Spring Harbor's past as a whaling
village, the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling
Museum also features exhibits on the natural history of whales
, like this skull of an orca or killer whale
Orcas are among the largest whales
and this specimen re... More »
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Orcinus orca species guide. The orca or killer whale is the an apex predator of
the sea and the largest member of the dolphin family. It is highly intelligent and ...
Though killer whales, also called orcas, are considered whales by most people,
they are actually members of the Delphinidae (dolphin) family. Killer whales are ...
Status. ESA Endangered - Southern Resident killer whales (J, K, and L pods) ...
Southern Resident Killer Whale: 10 Year Report (2004-2014). Resident killer ...
The orca, or "killer whale" (Orcinus orca) is a toothed whale and is the largest
member of the dolphin family. It is highly social and composed of matrilineal