Beaked whales comprise at least 22 species of small whales in the family
Ziphiidae, which is one of the least-known families of large mammals; ... B.
arnuxii, Arnoux's beaked whale; B. bairdii, ...
Baird's beaked whale is the largest of all the beaked whales, sometimes reaching
a ... This species may be the only large beaked whale found in the North Pacific.
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Cuvier's beaked whale, also known as the goosebeak whale, is one of ... a
tendency to strand more often than any other species of beaked whales. .... FACT
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The beaked whales are one of the most mysterious and least studied of all
cetacean families. Like other beaked whales, Baird's beaked whale is
Baird's beaked whales are the largest of the currently known 21 species of
beaked .... whales for which IWC does set quotas relative to scientific and
English, –, Baird's Beaked Whale, Pacific Giant Bottlenosed Whale, Giant ... that
these species are reproductively isolated and valid taxonomic entities (Dalebout
x Family Zipihiidae - Beaked Whales x Andrew's Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon
bowdoini) x Arnoux's Beaked Whale (Berardius arnuxii) x Baird's Beaked Whale
This whale species has a small head, which equals about 1/8 of the total body
length. The Baird's beaked whale has a distinctive bulbous forehead that slopes
Berardius bairdii species guide. A large member of the beaked whale family,
Baird's beaked whales are still hunted in large numbers in Japan.
Blainville's beaked whale, Mesoplodon densirostris. Ziphiidae is the second
largest cetacean family, after Delphinidae. Members of this family are