One evening in 2000, a Cuvier's beaked whale
washed up onshore; more followed on nearby islands.
Beaked whales were encountered on 6 occasions, with Cuvier's beaked whale
(Ziphius cavirostris) the most commonly encountered (3 occasions).
Marine scientist Elayne Looker said, based upon Matthew's description, the whale was probably a Cuvier's Beaked Whale
, "not commonly seen, but it is not unique to spot it in this area.
Shy species, such as the Cuvier's beaked whale
that can dive 3,000 feet below the surface, have taken years to find and monitor.
part "And a Cuvier's beaked whale
on Mull had a knotted black plastic sheet twisted inside its intestines.
But for a creature called the Cuvier's beaked whale
, hearing starts in the throat, a new study finds.
A post-mortem on the Cuvier's beaked whale
, which was found dead on a beach on the Isle of Mull in February, discovered its digestive system had been blocked by black bags.
A dead Cuvier's beaked whale
found on the shore near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Friday could be a boon to scientists, who hope to find out more about the rarely seen species, a marine biologist said.
Marine Scientist, Elayne Looker said that from Matthew's description, the whale was probably a Cuvier's Beaked Whale
"not commonly seen but it is not unique to spot it in this area.
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): An international team of researchers has developed an approach that integrates advanced computing, X-ray CT scanners, and modern computational methods that give a 3D simulated look inside the head of a Cuvier's beaked whale
, in a bid to understand the effects of noise pollution on marine life better.
Understanding where sound enters the head of the Cuvier's beaked whale
could point to the original acoustic pathway for all whales and provide insight into how sonar affects the animals.
Cuvier's beaked whale
Ziphius cavirostris Unidentified ziphiid whale Mesoplodon spp.