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Short-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala macrorhynchus

 

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Short-finned Pilot Whale
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Family: Delphinidae, Ocean Dolphins view all from this family



Description Short flippers have a gently curved edge. Seven to nine pairs of teeth. Nomadic groups of 10-30 in deep waters along the west, southeastern, and Caribbean coasts.


Dimensions 5.5-7.0m; / 4.25-5.0m, 900-3000kg


Habitat Beaches, shorelines & estuaries, Offshore waters


Range Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Florida, Texas, California, Northwest, Western Canada, Alaska


Discussion Nomadic groups of 10-30 in deep waters along the west, southeastern, and Caribbean coasts.


 

 

 

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