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cetacean

1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Cetacea, an order of aquatic placental mammals having no hind limbs and a blowhole for breathing: includes toothed whales (dolphins, porpoises, etc.) and whalebone whales (rorquals, right whales, etc.)
2. a whale
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AA and his Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines crew have been working to conserve cetaceans and other charismatic species for years.
Cetacean lung size has been described in several ways, including total lung mass, total lung volume and a variety of air storage capacity measurements (Piscitelli et al.
During the summer season 2014, we conducted a ship-based visual survey of cetacean species in the Scotia Sea and SOI PMA.
Cetacean distribution and abundance in deep pelagic waters of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP) has been systematically studied for > 30 years (Polacheck, 1987; Reilly, 1990; Wade & Gerrodette, 1993; Ferguson & Barlow, 2001; Ferguson, Barlow, Fiedler, Reilly, & Gerrodette, 2006; Rankin, Barlow, Oswald, & Ballance, 2008; Hamilton et al.
Cetacean Paleobiology is a detailed look at what is currently known about this remarkable evolutionary transition based on the fossil record.
A ROCKY headland of north Pembrokeshire might just be one of the best places in Britain to spot cetaceans from dry land, after three different species were spotted in the space of an hour.
Rod Penrose from the Cetacean Stranding Investigation Programme identified it as a Kemp's ridley and transferred the turtle to us.
The sightings were reported by the Cetacean Population Study Team researching along the Sindhudurg coast for the past six months under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project on Mainstreaming Coastal and Marine Biodiversity and implemented by the Maharashtra State Mangrove Cell.
According to ESO's website, the stranding response team is in charge of emergency rescue, maintenance of a database of cetacean sightings and strandings dating back to 1970 and the collection of cetacean skulls, bones, tissue for studies and research.
85 THE AMERICAN CETACEAN SOCIETY: EDUATION, CONSERVATION, AND RESEARCH--THEY'RE NOT SAVED YET
Since 1993, he has received several major literary awards (1) for poetic prose in Taiwan; for the last twenty years, he has published almost twenty works on cetacean imagination, ocean culture and the fisherman's life.