Northern Bottlenose Whale
Individuals of this species can reach up to 9.8m in length, but most are around 6.7-7.6m at the age of sexual maturity (7-14 years). They are sexually dimorphic, with males being up to 25% larger than females. The size of...
The northern bottlenose whale is a species of bottlenose whale in the ziphiid
family, and being one of two members of the genus Hyperoodon. The northern ...
Hyperoodon ampullatus species guide - a large member of the beaked whale
family, the Northern bottlenose whale inhabits deep water. Large number were ...
Dec 12, 2012 ... Northern bottlenose whales are the largest members of the beaked whale family (
Ziphiidae) in the North Atlantic Ocean. As adults, northern ...
The northern bottlenose whale
(Hyperoodon ampullatus) is a beaked whale
that has a gray body, dark brown to gray tail, and a light forehead and a small beak. Northern bottlenose whales
have small pointed flippers, a dorsal fin located on its lower back, a bulbous foreh... More »
Find out what's known about Northern Bottlenose Whales, Hyperoodon
ampullatus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Hyperoodontidae, including their world range
The northern bottlenose whale has a bulbous forehead and an obvious tube-like
beak, these features are more pronounced in older male individuals.
Northern bottlenose whales are the most extensively studied of the beaked
whales because the whaling industry made carcasses available for scientists to ...
The best-known subpopulation of the northern bottlenose whale, the best known
of all beaked whales, occurs in the waters over “The Gully,” a large submarine ...
The northern bottlenose whale makes up one of two species of bottlenose whale.
The other species is known as the southern bottlenose whale. These whales ...