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Melon-headed whale


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 ...

Melon-headed whale species guide - WDC


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 in Hawai'i - Cascadia Research Collective


Melon-headed whales underwater, photo (c) Deron Verbeck/Iamaquatic.com. Melon-headed whales are a poorly-known tropical oceanic odontocete. They are  ...

Melon-Headed Whales, Peponocephala electra ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Melon-Headed Whales, Peponocephala electra, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, ...

Melon-Headed Whale - Whale Facts


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 ...

Peponocephala electra (Melon-headed Whale) - IUCN Red List


Range Description: Melon-headed whales have a pantropical distribution ( Perryman 2002). The distribution coincides almost exactly with that of the pygmy killer ...

Melon-Headed Whale | Dolphin Facts And Guide | Types Of Dolphins


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.

CMS: Peponocephala electra, Melon-headed whale


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 ...

ADW: Peponocephala electra: INFORMATION


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 Information : Dolphin Species : Melon Headed Dolphin


Dolphin Species: Meon Headed Whale Peponocephala Electra. Appearance The Melon-Headed Whale is a small species, with a pointed, melon-shaped head ...

Melon-Headed Whale
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Delphinidae Genus: Peponocephala
Species: Peponocephala electra
The Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra) is a cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). It is closely related to the Pygmy Killer Whale and the Pilot Whales, and collectively these dolphin species are known by the... More »
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Melon-headed whale videos, photos and facts - Peponocephala ...


The melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra) is a member of a group of small, dark-coloured whales often referred to as 'blackfish'. As this name suggests, ...

Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra) - Office of Protected ...


Dec 12, 2012 ... Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra). Status | Taxonomy | Species Description | Habitat | Distribution | Population Trends | Threats ...

Hawaii's Melon-headed Whales, year round wale watching


Melon-headed whales on Oahu, descriptions and pictures of wild natural behaviors.