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PIER 39 Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises - CetaceansOrca/Killer Whale ORCA--KILLER WHALE Orcinus orca meaning of Latin name: a kind of whale DESCRIPTION: Orcas are the largest member of the dolphin family ... also called killer whales. Mariners and whalers observed transient orcas eating other whales. Thus they were named "whale killer." The name has since been reversed to "killer whale." There ...

Killer Whale Survey
Killer Whale Survey Falklands Conservation Killer Whale Survey This Report describes two weeks of observation of killer whales (Orcinus orca) at Sea Lion Island. Two specific groups were recognised one group of six was photographed ...

Ecobeetle's Endangered Species - Killer Whale - Conservation Information,Pictures,Facts,Links,Books
Whale Photos by Tom Middleton Killer Whale links Killer Whale Photos Killer Whales Orca, Killer Whale: Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) WhaleTimes: Fishin' for Facts~Killer Whales killer whale adoption program Status of killer whales in Canada Vancouver Aquarium - AquaFacts: British Columbia's Killer Whales Killer Whale or Orca Whale ...

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Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) Skip to content Home About Us Contact Details Associates Sites ... Orca Risso Striped White Beaked Porpoise Other Information Site Map Site Links Awards Orca killer whale Common Name:Killer whale Latin Name:Orcinus orca Other Names:Killer Whale, Grampus Primary Classification:Odontocete (Toothed whale, dolphin or porpoise) Sub Classification:Delphinidae Description: Killer ...

Arctic Studies Center
Institution, 2004. All rights reserved. Orca (Killer Whale) Orcinus orca The orca or "killer whale" can be found in all oceans of the world. Many are found in the Arctic. The orca is a striking sight, ... tall. The Tlingit people of Alaska's seacoast create powerful images of the killer whale in their artwork. Orca Photo PhotoDisc Home | Arctic Wildlife | Birds | Mammals | Sea Mammals | ...

Orca Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) common Newfoundland names: orca, blackfish General Information About Orca.

Biologie des orques | Killer whale biology, Orcinus orca
Biologie des orques | Killer whale biology, Orcinus orca Biologie des Orques | Killer Whales Biology | Cetacea

Orca-Facts 7
Orca-Facts 7 WHAT IS AN ORCA? Sources and References BAIN. D. E. 1989 An evaluation of evolutionary processes: Studies of natural selection, dispersal, and cultural evolution in killer whale (Orcinus orca). Ph.D dissertation, University of California, Santa Cruz. BALCOMB, K.C. 1991. Kith and kin of the killer whale. Pacific Discovery, 44 ( ...

Impact of the captures between 1962 and 1973 on the Southern Resident killer whale community
Orca Network). REFERENCES: Asper, Edward D. and Cornell, Lanny H. 1977. Live capture statistics for the killer whale (Orcinus orca) 1961-1976 in ... killer whale (Orcinus orca) Fishery, British Columbia and Washington, 1962-1973. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada Vol. 32: 1213-1221. Duffield, Deborah A. and Miller, Karen W. 1988. Demographic features of killer ... More from this site

STW - Killer Whale
STW - Killer Whale KILLER WHALE or ORCA Orcinus orca (Linaeus 1758) DERIVATION: orcinus may be from the Latin for a kind of whale or orcynus for a kind of tunny, referring to the species' resemblance to tuna or its habit of preying on them. Killer ...

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