Pilot Whale Attack. Pilot whales are cetaceans belonging to the genus Globicephala. There are two extant species, the long-finned pilot whale and the short-finned pilot whale. The photographer had close encounter with pilot whales in the Strait of Gibraltar. Have a look at the stunning video in the next pin.

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Pilot whales are cetaceans belonging to the genus Globicephala. There are two extant species, the long-finned pilot whale and the short-finned pilot whale. The photographer had close encounter with pilot whales in the Strait of Gibraltar.

Pilot whale in the Strait of Gibraltar.

Photographer has close encounter with pilot whales in the Strait of Gibraltar

denizensofearth: “ Pilot Whales, Globicephala macrorhynchus and G. melas There are two species of pilot whales, the Short-finned (G. macrorhynchus) and Long-finned (G. melas), but they are difficult.

Pilot whale - Although pilot whales occasionally eat fish, their major diet is squid. And like many other squid eaters, they have relatively few teeth - about nine in each jaw.

Pilot whale - Globicephala melas Although pilot whales occasionally eat fish, their major diet is squid. And like many other squid eaters, they have relatively few teeth - about nine in each jaw.

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Twenty-four pilot whales die on New Zealand beach

1. Blue whale 	  4. Grey Whale 	  7. Minke Whale 	  10. Orca (killer whale)  

2. Right Whale  5. Sperm Whale 	  8. Narwhal 	  11. Pilot whale

  3. Humpback Whale   6. Fin Whale 	  9. Beluga Whale

Blue whale Right Whale Humpback Whale Grey Whale Sperm Whale Fin Whale Minke Whale Narwhal Beluga Whale Orca (killer whale) Pilot whale

Pilot whale | life of sea pilot whale globicephala pilot whales are cetaceans ...

The long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas), recently erroneously dubbed the "Calderon dolphin", is one of the two species of cetacean in the genus Globicephala.

Work underway to save pilot whale at Rainbow Haven Beach

Work underway to save pilot whale at Rainbow Haven Beach

Differences between long and short-finned pilot whales are quite subtle, and where their distributions overlap it is generally not possible to tell the species apart at sea. Description from pluspets.net. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The pilot whale is either of two species of cetacean in the genus Globicephala.

Pilot Whale | Pilot whale playing in the water

Today, me and some friends had an unusual meeting with a Long-finned Pilot Whale ( Globicephala melas ) on the outside Kvaløya not far from .

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