The pygmy killer whale (Feresa attenuata) is a poorly known and rarely seen
oceanic dolphin. It derives its common name from sharing some physical ...
Little is known about this species as it is rarely seen in the wild anywhere
throughout its range. Although widespread in its distribution, the pygmy killer
whale is ...
Pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) off Kona. Photo by Deron Verbeck. All
three individuals in the photo have been documented numerous times, almost ...
Contrary to its name, the little-known pygmy killer whale is actually a member of
the dolphin family. Until 1952 the pygmy killer whale was only known from two ...
Although the Pygmy Killer Whale is, technically, found in tropical and subtropical
waters around the world, it is rarely seen in the wild. They are only a little bigger ...
Pygmy killer whales, dwarf and pygmy sperm whales, descriptions and pictures
Range Description: This is a tropical/subtropical species that inhabits oceanic
waters around the globe generally between 40°N and 35°S. It does not generally
The pygmy killer whale, also known as the slender blackfish or the slender pilot
whale, closely resembles both the false killer and the melon-headed whales.
At sea the pygmy killer whale is often mistaken for the similar melon-headed
whale. It is, however, a smaller dolphin with relatively large, rounded flippers ...
The Pygmy Killer Whale. In this webpage I'm going to discuss The Pygmy Killer
Whale. It includes other names for it, the whale's diet, where it lives, a physical ...