Hubbs's beaked whale

Hubbs's beaked whale

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Ziphiidae
Species : Mesoplodon carlhubbsi

 

Keywords: black

The Arch-beaked whale, hubbs'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 Hubbs
A young / baby of a Hubbs is called a 'calf'. The females are called 'cow' and males 'bull'. A Hubbs group is called a 'gam, pod or herd'.
Countries
Canada, Japan and United States
Hubbs's beaked whale habitats
Epipelagic (0-200m) and Marine Oceanic

Facts about the Hubbs's beaked whale

The Hubb's Beaked Whale Not described until 1963, the Hubb's Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon carlhubbsi) is known only by a few strandings. (Full text)

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