Pseudorca

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Pseudorca

see false killer whale.
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The single encounter of false killer whales in the study area occurred during the 2008 winter cruise at a depth of 300 m and within 5 km of Santa Rosa Island.
False killer whales, or pseudorca crassidens, have a history of beaching on the Australian west coast.
Wildlife experts put out a call for help when the school of false killer whales hurled themselves on to the shore.
This is particularly difficult because of the behavior and adaptability of bottlenose dolphins and perhaps other species such as false killer whales to new stimuli.
Based on logbook reports false killer whales are identified as taking catch in all pelagic longline fisheries as has been reported in other longline fisheries in the Pacific.
False killer whales belong to a group of species known as "toothed whales, which includes dolphins, sperm whales and killer whales.
A hybridization of two distinct species -- the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and the false killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens) -- she is the only known wholphin in the world.
False killer whales are a pelagic species, meaning that they are found worldwide, and has been seen in both polar regions.
However, pilot whales and false killer whales exposed to sonar signals would often increase their calling rate and form more cohesive groups, displaying little of the silence and avoidance behavior typically observed in beaked whales.
False killer whales, which can sometimes hunt in packs of several hundred, have a history of beaching on Australia's West Coast.
During 28 research cruises, Pitman and his colleagues discovered that Parkinson's petrels regularly associate with two rare marine mammals: false killer whales and melon-headed whales.