Killer Whales

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Voyageur Press, 2001 - Nature - 72 pages
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Status Review of Southern Resident Killer Whales (Orcinus orca ...
Population Units of Killer Whales Considered as either a Taxon or a .... Ranges of resident killer whales in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. ...
www.nwr.noaa.gov/ Marine-Mammals/ Whales-Dolphins-Porpoise/ Killer-Whales/ ESA-Status/ upload/ srkwtm12-02.pdf

Killer Whale bibliography
Sperm Whales React to an Attack by Killer Whales. Journal of Mammalogy. 68(2):450-453. ... Killer Whales Attack and Eat a Gray Whale. Journal of Mammalogy. ...
whale.wheelock.edu/ whalenet-stuff/ bib_killer_whale.html

PWLF.org - The Pacific wildlife Foundation - Killer Whale
Killer whales are members of the toothed whales (suborder Odontoceti) that have highly ... Killer whales occur in all oceans from Arctic to Antarctic ice, ...
www.pwlf.org/ killerwhale.htm

JSTOR: Allometric Relationships and Sexual Dimorphism in Captive ...
This morpho- metric has applications for estimating length of killer whales during photogrammetric stud- ies of wild animals. Key words: Orcinus orca, ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0022-2372(199908)80%3A3%3C777%3AARASDI%3E2.0.CO%3B2-V

Marine Pollution Bulletin : High Levels of PCB and p,p′-DDE Found ...
Although killer whales have been harvested and utilized by humans in the past, they are now rarely killed intentionally (Kirkevold, 1986 and Oien, 1988). ...
linkinghub.elsevier.com/ retrieve/ pii/ S0025326X00000163

Food consumption and suckling Killer whales at Marineland Antibes
The eight Killer whales Orcinus orca maintained at Marineland Antibes and included in ..... The average monthly rank in food intake for six Killer whales. ...
www.blackwell-synergy.com/ doi/ abs/ 10.1111/ j.1748-1090.2003.tb02081.x

THE KILLER WHALE IN UK WATERS
DISTRIBUTION Killer whales have a worldwide distribution in ... SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR Solitary killer whales may be encountered, but close-knit family groups, ...
www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk/ docs/ Killer_Whale.pdf

Name: Orca or Killer Whale (Orcinus orca). (Southern resident ...
Status of Killer Whales in Canada. Contract report to the Committee on the Status ... Variation in saddle patch pigmentation in populations of Killer Whales ...
www.pacificbio.org/ ESIN/ Mammals/ Orca/ Orca%20-%20esin.htm

INTRODUCTION
Variation in saddle patch pigmentation of killer whales (Orcinus orca) from British ... Group Size-Specific Foraging Efficiency in Transient Killer Whales ...
webpage.pace.edu/ dnabirahni/ rahnidocs/ Envsc/ orca%20diversity.doc

Occurrence and diet of killer whales in northern Norway: seasonal ...
killer whales could be demonstrated. In a 4-year study, the killer whales occurred in different areas during the summer and ...
article.pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/ ppv/ RPViewDoc?_handler_=HandleInitialGet& journal=cjfas& volume=53& calyLang=eng& articleFil...

About the author (2001)

Heimlich provided the first evidence suggesting the matrilineal social organization in killer whales at the first Orca Symposium in the 1980s in Seattle, Washington.

Boran has studied cetaceans since the mid-1970s and has worked on many projects. He is a Graduate Tutor at the University of Manchester Inst. of Science and Technology in Manchester, England.

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