Longman's beaked whale

Longman's beaked whale

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Ziphiidae
Species : Indopacetus pacificus

 

The Indo-pacific beaked whale, longman's beaked whale is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Longman
A young / baby of a Longman is called a 'calf'. The females are called 'cow' and males 'bull'. A Longman group is called a 'gam, pod or herd'.
Longman's beaked whale habitats
Epipelagic (0-200m) and Marine Oceanic

Facts about the Longman's beaked whale

html PBS - The Voyage of the Odyssey - TRACK the Voyage: Among beaked whales, the Longman's beaked whale (Indopacetus pacificus) is one of the least known species, and is known from little more than skeletal remains .

Longman's beaked whale Indopacetus pacificus is the scientific name of this 19-feet Longman's beaked whale whose bones are housed at the BFAR XI Display Center in Davao City. (Full text)

Indo-Pacific Beaked Whale or Indopacetus pacificus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Data Deficient .

[The] species - Indopacetus pacificus - is known from two skull samples, one found in 1882 and the other in 1968, and from other fragmentary remains found in South Africa, the Maldives and Kenya. (Full text)

That species - Indopacetus pacificus - is known from two skull samples, one found in 1882 and the other in 1968, and from other fragmentary remains found in South Africa, the Maldives and Kenya.

Among beaked whales, the Longman's beaked whale (Indopacetus pacificus) is one of the least known species, and is known from little more than skeletal remains and a few sightings at sea. (Full text)

Longman's Beaked Whale is one of the most enigmatic of whales, which has never been identified in the flesh.

The Longman's Beaked Whale is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species] (Full text)

Longman's Beaked Whale is restricted to offshore waters of the tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans. (Full text)

Longman's Beaked Whale distribution map Distribution:Longman's Beaked Whale is one of the most enigmatic of whales, which has never been identified in the flesh.

Longman's beaked whale is known from the skulls of two animals which stranded at Danane (01050'N, 45°03'E), Somalia, in 1955, and at Mackay (21°10'S, 149°10'E), Queensland, Australia, in 1882.

" Reproduce this Article on a Web Site or in Print The Longman's beaked whale is the second unusual sea creature to wash up on a South African beach recently — a megamouth shark was found in Natures Valley approximately three months ago.

Longman's Beaked Whale Longman's Beaked Whale is one of the most enigmatic of whales, which has never been identified in the flesh.

The five-metre carcass of the Longman's beaked whale is the first complete specimen ever found.

Adult Longman's Beaked Whales are estimated to be 6-8m long. (Full text)

Longman's beaked whales are thought to live in the Pacific and Indian Oceans but are rarely seen, and scientists do not know how many there are or how long they live.

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