The melon-headed whale is a cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family (
Delphinidae). It is closely related to the pygmy killer whale and pilot whale, and ...
Peponocephala electra species guide. Melon-headed whales live in deep sub-
tropical waters. Like several other deep water species of whales, they are prone ...
Melon-headed whales underwater, photo (c) Deron Verbeck/Iamaquatic.com.
Melon-headed whales are a poorly-known tropical oceanic odontocete. They are
Find out what's known about Melon-Headed Whales, Peponocephala electra,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, ...
With a length of around 10 ft. long the melon-headed whale is considered a mid-
sized dolphin. This species of dolphin prefers swimming in warm waters and ...
Range Description: Melon-headed whales have a pantropical distribution (
Perryman 2002). The distribution coincides almost exactly with that of the pygmy
The melon-headed whale is a large, moderately robust dolphin, with a rounded
head and no distinct beak. The body is elongated and the tail stock is slender.
The melon-headed whale is mostly dark grey, with a faint darker grey cape that
narrows at the head. A faint light band extends from the blowhole to the apex of ...
Melon-headed whales are mostly dark grey, with a faint, darker gray cape that
narrows at the head on the dorsal side. Often, they have a distinct dark eye patch
Dolphin Species: Meon Headed Whale Peponocephala Electra. Appearance The
Melon-Headed Whale is a small species, with a pointed, melon-shaped head ...