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Kogia breviceps
Sperm whale Sperm" whale` (Zo["o]l.) A very large toothed whale (Physeter macrocephalus), having a head of enormous size. The upper jaw is destitute of teeth. In the upper part of the head, above the skull, there is a large cavity, or case, filled with oil and spermaceti. This whale sometimes grows to the length of more than eighty feet. It is found in the warmer parts of all the oceans. Called also cachalot, and spermaceti whale. Pygmy sperm whale (Zo["o]l.), a small whale (Kogia breviceps), seldom twenty feet long, native of tropical seas, but occasionally found on the American coast. Called also snub-nosed cachalot. Sperm-whale porpoise (Zo["o]l.), a toothed cetacean (Hypero["o]don bidens), found on both sides of the Atlantic and valued for its oil. The adult becomes about twenty-five feet long, and its head is very large and thick. Called also bottle-nosed whale.

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- Breviceps is a genus of frogs in the family Brevicipitidae. Species in the genus Breviceps are commonly known as rain frogs or short-headed frogs. They...
- breviceps comprises three cryptic species: the Krefft’s glider (Petaurus notatus), the savanna glider (Petaurus ariel), and the true P. breviceps, with...
- Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Myrichthys breviceps" in FishBase. June 2011 version. Photos of Myrichthys breviceps on Sealife Collection v t e...
- Physeter breviceps. He noted its small size and nicknamed it "cachalot a tête courte"–small-headed sperm whale; further, the species name breviceps is Latin...
- Bombus breviceps is a species of bumblebee. This species is a main pollinator of black cardamom (Amomum subulatum) crops in India. Queen B. breviceps bees...
- ****an, and Russia. "Binomial authority". Arctos. Retrieved 21 November 2012. "Tachina breviceps". Global Species. Retrieved 21 November 2012. v t e...
- Schistura breviceps is a species of ray-finned fish in the stone loach genus Schistura. It has only been recorded in the drainage system of the Mae Nam...
- "Breviceps adspersus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2013: e.T57712A3061969. Retrieved 30 November 2013. Frost, Darrel R. (2020). "Breviceps adspersus...
- Gerard (1868). "Description of a new species of Thylacine (Thylacinus breviceps)". The Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Fourth Series. 2 (10):...
- Brevicipitidae in general, Breviceps fuscus show direct development (i.e., there is no free-living larval stage). Breviceps fuscus is a locally abundant...
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