Pseudorca


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Pseudorca

see false killer whale.
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Due to concerns over interactions with marine mammals and sea turtles (particularly false killer whales, Pseudorca crassidens', rough-toothed dolphins, Steno bredanensis; and green sea turtles), an increase in coverage levels to approximately 40% was recommended by NMFS protected resources staff.
The rare pseudorca got is name when early sailors confused its markings with the well-recognised whale, and although they grow to about five metres, they areonly about half the size of their famous cousins.
Acoustic observations of false killer whales, Pseudorca crassidens, in the Hawaii-based tuna longline fishery;