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Northern Bottlenose Whale
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Ziphiidae Genus: Hyperoodon
Species: Hyperoodon ampullatus
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... More »
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Northern bottlenose whale


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 ...

Northern bottlenose whale videos, photos and facts - Hyperoodon ...


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 Whale Species Guide - WDC


Hyperoodon ampullatus species guide - a large member of the beaked whale family, the Northern bottlenose whale inhabits deep water. Large number were ...

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 »
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Hyperoodon ampullatus (Bottlehead, North Atlantic Bottlenose ...


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 ...

Northern Bottlenose Whales, Hyperoodon ampullatus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Northern Bottlenose Whales, Hyperoodon ampullatus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Hyperoodontidae, including their world range and ...

Northern Bottlenose Whale - Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust


Two northern bottlenose whales in Loch Scridain, Isle of Mull, in 2008. Northern bottlenose whales are deep-water specialists that occasionally visit shallower ...

Northern Bottlenose Whale : Beaked Whales : Voices in the Sea


Northern bottlenose whales are the most extensively studied of the beaked whales because the whaling industry made carcasses available for scientists to ...

Northern Bottlenose Whale - Whale Facts


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 ...

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Q: Northern bottlenose whale facts.
A: northern bottlenose whale. Hyperoodon, a genus of beaked whale, containing just two species; the northern and southern bottlenose whales that has the attribute ... Read More »
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Q: Where to see? Northern Bottlenose Whale - Hyperoodonampullatus.
A: 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. Th... Read More »
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Q: How to recognize a northern bottlenose whale
A: A medium-sized whale, the northern bottlenose grows to between six and nine metres in length, and weighs between six and eight tonnes. The whale’s bulbous foreh... Read More »
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Q: Where does a bottlenose whale live?
A: everywhere in the world. Read More »
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Q: What is a bottlenose whale?
A: bottlenose whale: northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead Read More »
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