Definition of Cetacean. Meaning of Cetacean. Synonyms of Cetacean

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Definition of Cetacean

Cetacean
Cetacean Ce*ta"cean, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Cetacea.

Meaning of Cetacean from wikipedia

- Cetaceans (/sɪˈteɪʃəns/) (from Latin: cetus, lit. 'whale', from Ancient Gr****: κῆτος, romanized: kētos, lit. 'huge fish') are aquatic mammals constituting...
- The evolution of cetaceans is thought to have begun in the Indian subcontinent, from even-toed ungulates 50 million years ago, over a period of at least...
- Cetacean stranding, commonly known as beaching, is a phenomenon in which whales and dolphins strand themselves on land, usually on a beach. Beached whales...
- Cetacean intelligence is the cognitive ability of the infraorder Cetacea of mammals. This order includes whales, porpoises, and dolphins. Brain size was...
- Cetacean bycatch (or cetacean by-catch) is the incidental capture of non-target cetacean species such as dolphins, porpoises, and whales by fisheries....
- each other some time in the Eocene 26 to 17 million years ago (mya). Cetaceans are descended from land-dwelling hoofed mammals, and the now extinct archaeocetes...
- (the gray whale). There are currently 15 species of baleen whales. While cetaceans were historically thought to have descended from mesonychids, (which would...
- San Antonio as well. Cetaceans portal Mammals portal Marine life portal Oceans portal List of marine mammal species List of cetaceans Livyatan melvillei...
- The melon is a m**** of adipose tissue found in the forehead of all toothed whales. It focuses and modulates the animal's vocalizations and acts as a sound...
- Cetacean surfacing behaviour or breaching is a group of behaviours demonstrated by the Cetacea infraorder when they come to the water's surface to breathe...
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