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Pygmy beaked whale


The pygmy beaked whale (Mesoplodon peruvianus), also known as the bandolero beaked whale, Peruvian beaked whale and lesser beaked whale, is the ...

Pygmy Beaked Whale Species Guide - WDC


The pygmy beaked whale was classified as a distinct species in 1991. With only a few dozen sightings in the wild, most information on this species is taken from ...

Pygmy beaked whale videos, photos and facts - Mesoplodon ...


Learn more about the Pygmy beaked whale - with amazing Pygmy beaked whale photos and facts on ARKive.

CMS: Mesoplodon peruvianus, Peruvian beaked whale


Reyes, Mead and Van Waerebeek, 1991. English: Peruvian beaked whale, lesser beaked whale, pygmy beaked whale. German: Peruanischer Schnabelwal

The Beaked Whale Resource - Peruvian Beaked Whale


It is the smallest known beaked whales, with adults being only about 3.5m in length, which has given rise to its alternative name of pygmy beaked whale.

Peruvian beaked whale - Encyclopedia of Earth


Nov 18, 2011 ... Peruvian beaked whale (also well known as the pygmy beaked whale and Lesser Beaked Whale; scientific name: Mesoplodon peruvianus) is ...

Pygmy Beaked Whale - Whales Forever


PYGMY BEAKED WHALE. Scientific Name: Mesoplodon peruvianus. Other Names: Lesser Beaked Whale, Peruvian Beaked Whale. Because fewer than 20  ...

Pygmy Beaked Whale - Smithsonian


Pygmy Whale. Try again. The pygmy beaked whale was only recently described by James Mead of the Smithsonian and his colleagues. However, as a species, ...

beaked whale | mammal | Britannica.com


Ziphiidae any of 22 species of medium-sized toothed whales with extended snouts, ... Shepherd's beaked whale (Tasmacetus shepherdi) is unusual in having ...

Pygmy Beaked Whale: The Animal Files


The size of a Pygmy Beaked Whale compared to an average human. The size of a Pygmy ... Pygmy Beaked Whale Range Map (Pacific Ocean) Pygmy Beaked ...

Pygmy Beaked Whale
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Ziphiidae Genus: Mesoplodon
Species: Mesoplodon peruvianus
At birth, M. peruvianus is between 1.5-1.6 m long, while the adult is between 3.4-3.7 m. This whale is the smallest species of Mesoplodon (World Biodiversity Database, 2001). This species is, on its upper side, uniformly dark gray... More »
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Pygmy Beaked Whales, Mesoplodon peruvianus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Pygmy Beaked Whales, Mesoplodon peruvianus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Hyperoodontidae, including their world range and habitats,  ...

Mesoplodon peruvianus (Lesser Beaked Whale, Peruvian Beaked ...


Taxonomic Notes: The Pygmy Beaked Whale or Lesser Beaked Whale was only described as a new species in 1991 (Reyes et al. 1991). Whales now thought to ...

Pygmy Beaked Whale - Whale Facts


Thy pygmy beaked whale (aka Peruvian beaked whale) is one of the smaller whales within the beaked whale family. This marine mammal makes up one of over ...