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whale

see CETACEAN.
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Accounting for the estimated density of false killer whales (Bradford et al., 2014, 2015), total cetacean density during the HICEAS in 2010 was approximately 146 individuals/1000 [km.sup.2].
False killer whales share some characteristics with the real killers, though they are not as aggressive.
Ten of the species, including the fin whale and the false killer whale, migrate through the region, and four other species are spotted there only rarely.
Case in point: When a 400-pound Atlantic bottlenose dolphin and a 4,000-pound false killer whale mated off the coast of Hawaii, their wholphin offspring died at age 5, decades younger than the average 40- to 50-year life span of its parents.
A recurment mass stranding of the false killer whale, Pseudorca crassidens, in Florida.
The false killer whale is found near all the main islands, but its occurrence and distribution in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) is unknown.
The daytime behind-the-scenes tour (featuring a false killer whale and her year-old calf) and evening dinner show cost extra.
Read: (www.ibtimes.com/what-false-killer-whale-florida-dolphins-found-dead-everglades-2476625) What Is A False Killer Whale? Florida Dolphins Found Dead In The Everglades
OLONGAPO CITY -- A wounded false killer whale that was stranded along the shoreline of Botolan town in Zambales last weekend was released back into the sea on Tuesday morning.
But that spectacular scene is now just a memory captured in film as the renowned false killer whale of Subic Bay Freeport passed away.
Of the 11 dolphin species encountered, 5 species were represented by only 1-3 sightings per species: killer whale, false killer whale, short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus), rough-toothed dolphin, and striped dolphin.