macrocephalus


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macrocephalus

An older term of waning use for a large head or a person with a large head.
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This whale, among the English of old vaguely known as the Trumpa whale, and the Physeter whale, and the Anvil Headed whale, is the present Cachalot of the French, and the Pottsfich of the Germans, and the Macrocephalus of the Long Words.
macrocephalus in Wilson Inlet between 1987-89 and 2005-08 was not accompanied by an increase in growth, this species did not undergo a density-dependent phenotypic response between the two periods.
Both walleye pollock and Atka mackerel fisheries use trawls exclusively to catch these semidemersal schooling species, while other schooling fishes, such as Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus, and rockfish, Sebastes spp.
This reduction was achieved primarily through changes in fishing patterns by time and area, as well as through reductions in fishing effort for some target species, such as Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus.
The emphasis was on Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus, and was to determine the extent, character, and resources offshore in the region most used by the American fleet of cod fishermen.
Species Reported Actual Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus 3,651 3,642 Pygmy blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus 10 8,439 brevicauda Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus 52,931 41,184 Sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis 33,001 50,034 Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae 2,710 48,477 Bryde's whale, Balaenoptera edeni 19 1,418 Minke whale, Balaenoptera bonaerensis 17,079 14,002 Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis 4 3,212 Sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus 74,834 89,493 Other species 1,539 1,745 Total 185,778 261,646 Appendix III Soviet catches of large whales in the North Pacific, 1961-1979 PHILLIP J.
1) These vessel-seasons included many that were gray whaling, but also some that were taking sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus, humpback whales, or elephant seals, Mirounga angustirostris, either exclusively or in addition to gray whales.
Interannual trends in Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus, predation on three commercially important crab species in the eastern Bering Sea.
Modern whalers also found new populations of sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus, to hunt and also took southern right whales, Eubalaena australis, when they were encountered.