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Lagenorhynchus acutus
Porpoise Por"poise, n. [OE. porpeys, OF. porpeis, literally, hog fish, from L. porcus swine + piscis fish. See Pork, and Fish.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any small cetacean of the genus Phoc[ae]na, especially P. communis, or P. phoc[ae]na, of Europe, and the closely allied American species (P. Americana). The color is dusky or blackish above, paler beneath. They are closely allied to the dolphins, but have a shorter snout. Called also harbor porpoise, herring hag, puffing pig, and snuffer. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A true dolphin (Delphinus); -- often so called by sailors. Skunk porpoise, or Bay porpoise (Zo["o]l.), a North American porpoise (Lagenorhynchus acutus), larger than the common species, and with broad stripes of white and yellow on the sides. See Illustration in Appendix.

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- The American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) is a species of crocodilian found in the Neotropics. It is the most widespread of the four extant species of...
- Schoenoplectus acutus (syn. Scirpus acutus, Schoenoplectus lacustris, Scirpus lacustris subsp. acutus), called tule /ˈtuːliː/, common tule, hardstem tule...
- Symphoricarpos acutus is a trailing herb less than 30 cm (1 foot) tall. It has pink flowers and white fruits. Tropicos, Symphoricarpos mollis var. acutus A. Gray...
- pit viper species, D. acutus, which is endemic to Southeast Asia. No subspecies are currently recognized. Deinagkistrodon acutus is light brown or greyish...
- Procambarus acutus: Procambarus acutus acutus (Girard, 1852) (white river crayfish) Procambarus acutus cuevachicae (Hobbs, 1941) "Procambarus acutus Report"...
- Ponometia acutus is a species of bird dropping moth in the family Noctuidae. The MONA or Hodges number for Ponometia acutus is 9105. "Ponometia acutus Report"...
- Meromacrus acutus is a species of syrphid fly in the family Syrphidae. "Meromacrus acutus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-23...
- children. Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii (Parl.) Snog. -- Leopold's rush Juncus acutus L. var. sphaerocarpus Engelm Juncus acutus L. subsp. acutus Juncus spinosus...
- in 1828. The specific name acutus comes from the Latin for 'pointed' and refers to the sharply pointed dorsal fin. L. acutus is one of six oceanic dolphins...
- bioindicator of trawling impact. Echinus acutus Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2011-08-27 "European Marine Life - Echinus acutus - White sea urchin - Echinoderm...
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