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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_beaked_whale

Giant beaked whales are three species of beaked whales in the genus Berardius: Arnoux's beaked whale (Berardius arnuxii) in cold Southern Hemisphere waters, and Baird's beaked whale (Berardius bairdii) in the cold temperate waters of the North Pacific. An as yet unnamed third species was described in 2016. They are  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaked_whale

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; several species have been described only in the last two decades. Six genera have been identified. The beaked whales are the second-largest family of ...

www.iucnredlist.org/details/2763/0

Taxonomic Notes: There has been some suggestion that Baird's and Arnoux's Beaked Whales may be the same species, but analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear intron sequence data has revealed multiple fixed genetic differences, confirming that these species are reproductively isolated and ...

www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/whales/bairds-beaked-whale.html

Taxonomy. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea Family: Ziphiidae Genus: Berardius Species: bairdii.

www.iucnredlist.org/details/23211/0

Scientific Name: Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823. Infra-specific Taxa Assessed : ... English, –, Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Goose-beaked Whale, Goosebeak Whale. French, –, Baleine de ... Taxonomic Notes: Recent genetic analysis confirmed that this genus is monotypic (Dalebout et al. 2005).

www.fisheries.noaa.gov/species/bairds-beaked-whale

Baird's beaked whales, sometimes called "giant bottlenose whales," are the largest members of the beaked whale family. They are found in U.S. waters off the West Coast from California to Alaska and worldwide in the North Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Japan and Russia. It is a deep water species, found mostly at depths ...

www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/whales/gervais-beaked-whale.html

Taxonomy. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea Family: Ziphiidae Genus: Mesoplodon Species: europaeus.

academic.oup.com/jhered/article/95/6/459/2187509

Nov 1, 2004 ... Molecular taxonomy is of particular value for groups in which distinctive morphological features are difficult to observe or compare. To assist in species identification for the little known family Ziphiidae (beaked whales), we compiled a reference database of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region (437 ...

marinebio.org/species.asp?id=289

Description & Behavior. Baird's beaked whales, Berardius bairdii (Stejneger, 1883), aka north Pacific bottle-nosed whales, are the largest of the beaked whales reaching up to 12.8 m in length. The species was named for Spencer F. Baird of the Smithsonian Institution , a well-known naturalist in the late 1800s. This whale ...