odontocetes


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odontocetes

members of the Odontoceti, a suborder of whales which have teeth, contrasted with the baleen whales which have plates of whalebone as their dental apparatus.
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The new findings suggest that Odontocetes and Mysticetes are not true evolutionary lines.
In addition, no annual trend was detected for balaenopterids, pygmy sperm whales, dwarf sperm whales, non-Kogia pelagic odontocetes, or non-Phoca pinnipeds.
0001) were found for non-Kogia pelagic odontocetes and all tested categories of coastal bottlenose dolphin events except HI-no (P=0.
Radio-telemetric studies of two species of small odontocete cetaceans.
1959) and two odontocete species: Pacific white-sided dolphins, Lagenorhynchus obliquidens, and Dall's porpoise, Phocoenoides dalli (Fig.
Aerial surveys of the waters between Carmel Bay and Point Sur documented six odontocete species during the winters of 1980-83 (Fig.
Coronulid whale barnacles did not appear in the fossil record until approximately 23 million years ago (Newman and Ross, 1976; Seilacher, 2005), after the appearance of Mysticetes and Odontocetes in the fossil record approximately 35 million years ago.
Out of 497 photographed sightings, 445 were determined to be usable in the analysis, and of these sightings, 47 displayed Xenobalanus: 38 odontocete sightings and 9 mysticete sightings.
In odontocetes, the smallest mean sizes at birth are about 70-80 cm.
In odontocete males, these characteristics are present in the form of "weapons," such as the tusk of the narwhal (Monodon monoceros) and the teeth in species of the genus Grampus, Physeter, Berardius, Hyperoodon, and Mesoplodon used in male-male combats (MacLeod, 1998).
Of these, six groups ranging in size from 1 to 10 animals were missed by the primary team and included three unidentified dolphin groups, two unidentified odontocete groups, and one Mesoplodon sp.
Estudo sobre cetaceos odontocetes encontrados em praias da regiao entre Iguape (SP) e Baia de Paranagua (PR) (24[degrees]42'S-25[degrees]28'S) com especial referencia a Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais, 1853) (Delphinidae).