Globicephala


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Globicephala

a genus of whale, the pilot whales. There are several species. They are black, 20 to 30 ft long with protuberant foreheads and a small beaklike muzzle.
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The logbook makes no mention of gray whales but records the capture of one humpback whale (another struck/lost), 36 blackfish (pilot whales, Globicephala sp.
Species Common name Years Balaenoptera edeni * Bryde's whale 2003 Balaenoptera musculus blue whale 2003 Balaenoptera physalus fin whale 2003 Delphinus capensis * long-beaked common 2003 dolphin Delphinus delphis short-beaked common 2003 dolphin Feresa attenuata pygmy killer whale 2003 Globicephala macrorhynchus short-finned pilot 2003 whale Grampus griseus Risso's dolphin 2003 Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser's dolphin 2003 Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Pacific white-sided 2003 dolphin Lagenorhynchus obscurus dusky dolphin 2003 Megaptera nouaeangliae * humpback whale 2003 Mesoplodon spp.
Feeding ecology of long-finned pilot whales Globicephala melas in the western North Atlantic.