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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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The programme has so far found just one cetacean carcass to have ingested large amounts of plastic waste, although the threat posed by microplastics is one of the research priorities for the CSI team.
Such is the cetacean richness north of the border that extra locations have been added since the initial 25 sites were earmarked.
Previous finds, focused around India and Pakistan, uncovered a species referred to a Cetaceans and were widely considered the progenitors to modern whales and dolphins.
All cetacean species are protected under Sindh and Balochistan laws and all whales fall in the Appendix 1 category of the Convention on InternatioAnal Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
Guandu Elementary School established an ocean education center and two years ago signed a cooperation agreement with the Taiwan Cetacean Society.
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., 2010).
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., 2009; Forney et al., 2012; Barlow, 2015).
Cetacean Paleobiology is a detailed look at what is currently known about this remarkable evolutionary transition based on the fossil record.
Determining that a stranded cetacean died from collision is especially difficult in Sri Lanka because of the logistical challenge of performing a complete necropsy.
The charity were asked by the Cetacean Stranding Investigation Programme to assist with saving it.