Pilot whales are cetaceans belonging to the genus Globicephala. The two extant
species are the long-finned pilot whale (G. melas) and the short-finned pilot ...
The pilot whale, like the killer whale, is a member of the dolphin family, and is
second only to the killer whale in size. Displaying intelligence equal to that of the
The longest known dive of a short-finned pilot whale lasted 15 minutes. · They
are the second largest species in the dolphin family after killer whales.
Pilot whales are actually the second largest dolphin after the orca, more
commonly referred to as the “killer whale.” Pilot whales belong to the order “
Pilot Whale (Globicephala melas and Globicephala macrorhynchus) are dark
brown or black in color with a gray colored saddle located behind the dorsal fin.
Short-finned Pilot Whales in Hawaii, Oahu, Year Round Whale Watching.
The long-finned pilot whale is not actually a whale, but a dolphin. Along with the
related short-finned pilot whale, this species was once called a 'pothead', as the ...
The long-finned pilot whale has a large, bulbous forehead and a long, robust
body, which can measure up to 6.3 metres in length. The prominent dorsal fin is ...
There are two species of pilot whales – long finned and short finned. If you have
sighted one in New Zealand's waters it is almost certainly a long finned pilot ...
May 19, 2008 ... A new study has revealed that pilot whales are “the cheetahs of the deep sea,”
making 15-minute, high-speed, all-or-nothing dives up to 3,280 ...