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 ...
The northern bottlenose whale has a bulbous forehead and an obvious tube-like
beak, these features are more pronounced in older male individuals.
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 »
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 ...
Find out what's known about Northern Bottlenose Whales, Hyperoodon
ampullatus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Hyperoodontidae, including their world range
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 whales are the most extensively studied of the beaked
whales because the whaling industry made carcasses available for scientists to ...
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 ...