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Pygmy killer whale


The pygmy killer whale (Feresa attenuata) is a poorly known and rarely seen oceanic dolphin. It derives its common name from sharing some physical ...

Pygmy Killer Whales, Feresa attenuata ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Pygmy Killer Whales, Feresa attenuata, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Pygmy killer whale videos, photos and facts - Feresa attenuata ...


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 ...

Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata) - Office of Protected ...


Nov 6, 2014 ... Pygmy Killer Whales (Feresa attenuata) Photo: NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center. Did You Know? · Pygmy killer whales were known ...

Pygmy Killer Whales - Wild Side Specialty Tours


Pygmy killer whales, dwarf and pygmy sperm whales, descriptions and pictures in Hawaii.

Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata)


Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata). Illustration by Pieter A. Folkens. Description. A small, blunt-nosed, toothed cetacean similar to the false killer whale ...

Feresa attenuata (Pygmy Killer Whale, Slender Blackfish)


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  ...

Pygmy Killer Whale - Whale Facts


The name “Pygmy killer whale” comes from fact that this dolphin shares certain physical characteristics with killer whale; however regardless of its physical ...

Pygmy Killer Whale - Feresa attenuata - Angelfire


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.

ADW: Feresa attenuata: INFORMATION


Pygmy killer whales account for less than 1% of odontocete sightings ( McSweeney et al, 2008). Although pygmy killer whales are rarely seen in the wild , they ...

Pygmy Killer Whale
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Delphinidae Genus: Feresa
Species: Feresa attenuata
The Pygmy Killer Whale (Feresa attenuata) is a small, rarely-seen cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). It derives its common name from the fact that it shares some physical characteristics with the orca ("killer... More »
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CMS: Feresa attenuata, Pygmy killer whale


Pygmy killer whales have a robust body that narrows towards the dorsal fin, hence the name "attenuata" (Latin) meaning "thinning". The head is round and blunt ...

Pygmy Killer Whale Species Guide - WDC


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 ...

Cascadia Research Collective pygmy killer whales in Hawai'i


Pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) off Kona. Photo by Deron Verbeck. All three individuals in the photo have been documented numerous times, almost ...