Cetaceans are characterized by their streamlined body shape, paddle shaped front limbs, vestigial hind limbs, lack of external digits or claws, a laterally flattened tail with horizontal flukes at the tip, and many other adaptations for aquatic life.
Giant beaked whales are three species of beaked whales in the genus Berardius:
Arnoux's ... Arnoux's and Baird's beaked whales are so similar that researchers
have debated whether or not...
ORDER: Cetacea SUBORDER: Odontoceti FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS:
Berardius SPECIES: Bairdii. Baird's beaked whale is the largest of all the beaked
Taxonomy Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order:
Cetacea Family: Ziphiidae Genus: Berardius Species: ...
Taxonomy [top]. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family ... English, –, Baird's
Beaked Whale, Pacific Giant Bottlenosed Whale, Giant ...
Classification: There has been much speculation as to whether or not Baird's
beaked whale and Arnoux's beaked whale are in fact the same species. Genetic
Taxonomy [top]. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family ... English, –, Cuvier's
Beaked Whale, Goosebeak Whale, Goose-beaked ...
Learn more about the Baird's beaked whale - with amazing Baird's beaked whale
photos and facts on ARKive. ... Baird's beak whale (Berardius bairdii) is a deep-
diving cetacean belonging to a group known ... Order, Cetartiodactyla ....
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Cetacean Taxonomy Species classification. whale taxonomy The cetaceans ...
Blainville's Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon densirostris) x Cuvier's Beaked Whale ...
Baird's beaked whale is found in the temperate North Pacific, mainly in waters .....
A comprehensive and validated molecular taxonomy of beaked whales, family ...