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Definition of Pygmy right whale
Pygmy right whaleRight whale Right" whale` (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The bowhead, Arctic, or Greenland whale (Bal[ae]na
mysticetus), from whose mouth the best whalebone is
(b) Any other whale that produces valuable whalebone, as the
Atlantic, or Biscay, right whale (Bal[ae]na
cisarctica), and the Pacific right whale (B.
Sieboldii); a bone whale.
Pygmy right whale (Zo["o]l.), a small New Zealand whale
(Neobal[ae]na marginata) which is only about sixteen
feet long. It produces short, but very elastic and tough,
Meaning of Pygmy right whale from wikipedia
- The pygmy right whale
(Caperea marginata) may be a member
of the cetotheres, a family
of baleen whales
, which until
2012 were thought
to be extinct; C...
and bowhead whales
(the pygmy right whale
), and Eschrichtiidae
(the gray whale
- The pygmy sperm whale
(Kogia breviceps) is one of two extant species
in the family Kogiidae
in the sperm whale
superfamily. They are not often
- Right whales
or black whales
are three species
of large baleen whales
of the genus
Eubalaena: the North Atlantic right whale
(E. glacialis), the North...
- The pygmy killer whale
(Feresa attenuata) is a poorly known
dolphin. It derives
name from sharing
- to be synonymous
with the pygmy sperm whale
(Kogia breviceps) from 1878 until
1998. The dwarf sperm whale
is a small whale
, 2 to 2.7 m (6 ft 7 in to 8 ft...
- The pygmy right whale shares several characteristics
with the right whales
, with the exception
fin. Also, pygmy right whales
- Pacific, B. m. intermedia
in the Southern
Ocean, B. m. brevicauda
) in the Indian Ocean
and South Pacific
Ocean, B. m. indica
in the Northern...
& Marx 2013 recovered
the living pygmy right whale
as a member
of Cetotheriidae, making
the pygmy right whale
the only living
- Indo-Pacific Bryde's whale
. The recently described
(B. omurai, Wada et al. 2003), was formerly thought
to be a pygmy
form of Bryde's, but...
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