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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 - Whale and Dolphin Conservation


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

Northern Bottlenose Whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus) - Office of ...


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 »
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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 whales socialising at surface - ARKive


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 : 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 ...

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 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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