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Search Results for: right whale

Right whale

right whale (Science: zoology) The bowhead, arctic, or Greenland whale (Balaena mysticetus), from whose mouth the best... Read More

Warbling Whales Speak a Language All Their Own

The songs of the humpback whale are among the most complex in the animal kingdom. Researchers have now mathematically... Read More

Warbling Whales Speak A Language All Their Own

The songs of the humpback whale are among the most complex in the animal kingdom. Researchers have now mathematically... Read More

Blue whale discovered singing in New York coastal waters: Cornell’s Bioacoustics Research Program identifies rare whales

New York, N.Y. — For the very first time in New York coastal waters, the voices of singing blue whales have been... Read More

Mysticete

mysticete (Science: zoology) Any right whale, or whalebone whale. See cetacea. Origin: Gr. The upper lip, also, the mustache... Read More

Balaenoidea

Balaenoidea (Science: zoology) a division of the cetacea, including the right whale and all other whales having the mouth... Read More

Rorqual

rorqual (Science: zoology) A very large North atlantic whalebone whale (Physalus antiquorum, or Balaenoptera physalus). It... Read More

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary In Fair Condition, Facing Emerging Threats

September 2, 2008 — A new NOAA report on the health of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary indicates that the overall... Read More

Heterotroph

Heterotroph Definition What is heterotroph? In biology and ecology, a heterotroph is an organism that does not have the... Read More

Killer

Killer 1. One who deprives of life; one who, or that which, kills. 2. (Science: zoology) a voracious, toothed whale of the... Read More

New Zealand’s Biodiversity

Written by: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Peer-reviewed by: Cathy Buntting, Ph.D. and Andrea Soanes Why is New... Read More