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Pilot whale


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 ...

Pilot Whale | American Cetacean Society


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  ...

Short-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) - Office of ...


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 Whale Facts | About Campaign


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 “ cetacea,” ...

Pilot Whale - Dolphin Facts and Information


Pilot Whale (Globicephala melas and Globicephala macrorhynchus) are dark brown or black in color with a gray colored saddle located behind the dorsal fin.

Hawaii's Short-finned Pilot Whales, pictures, video, facts, behavior


Short-finned Pilot Whales in Hawaii, Oahu, Year Round Whale Watching.

Long-finned pilot whale videos, photos and facts - Globicephala ...


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 ...

Long-finned Pilot Whale - Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust


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 ...

Pilot whales - Department of Conservation


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 ...

Pilot Whales the 'Cheetahs of the Deep Sea' : Oceanus Magazine


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 ...

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Pilot Whales, Globicephala macrorhynchus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Pilot Whales, Globicephala macrorhynchus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Pilot Whale - Whale Facts and Information


Pilot Whales are dark black in color most of the time. Some of them are a dark gray. There are two species of the Pilot whale, but it is often very hard to tell.



short-finned pilot whales represent an exciting dolphin species. pilot-whales.org wants to provide a vivid picture of this species and uses original acoustic (...here  ...