Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melon-headed_whale

The melon-headed whale or melon-headed dolphin is a cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). Theorized in the 1970s, it is closely related to the ...

us.whales.org/species-guide/melon-headed-whale

Peponocephala electra species guide. Melon-headed whales live in deep sub- tropical waters. Like several other deep water species of whales, they are prone ...

www.arkive.org/melon-headed-whale/peponocephala-electra

The melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra) is a member of a group of small, dark-coloured whales often referred to as 'blackfish'. As this name suggests, ...

www.iucnredlist.org/details/16564/0

Range Description: Melon-headed whales have a pantropical distribution ( Perryman 2002). The distribution coincides almost exactly with that of the pygmy killer ...

www.fisheries.noaa.gov/species/melon-headed-whale

Melon-headed whales are found primarily in deep waters throughout tropical areas of the world, with three stocks in the U.S.: Hawaii, Northern Gulf of Mexico,  ...

www.cascadiaresearch.org/hawaiian-cetacean-studies/melon-headed-whales-hawaii

Melon-headed whales underwater, photo (c) Deron Verbeck/Iamaquatic.com. Melon-headed whales are a poorly-known tropical oceanic odontocete. They are  ...

www.whalefacts.org/melon-headed-whale-facts

With a length of around 10 ft. long the melon-headed whale is considered a mid- sized dolphin. This species of dolphin prefers swimming in warm waters and ...

marinebio.org/species.asp?id=417

Find out what's known about Melon-Headed Whales, Peponocephala electra, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, ...

sailhawaii.com/whale-watching-hawaii/melon-headed-whale

May 18, 2017 ... Scientific Name: Peponocephala electra. Melon-headed whales, highly social, are found in large herds in Hawaiian waters, especially off the ...