bottlenose whale

bottlenose whale
One of two species of whale in the Hyperoodon genus, both with characteristic bottle-shaped noses.

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  • bottlenose whale — ▪ mammal  any of four species of beaked whales (beaked whale) distinguished by a bulbous forehead that drops sharply to the base of the beak. All inhabit deep offshore waters and eat squid, fish, and various bottom dwelling animals. Bottlenose… …   Universalium

  • bottlenose whale — noun northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead • Syn: ↑bottle nosed whale, ↑bottlenose, ↑Hyperoodon ampullatus • Hypernyms: ↑beaked whale • Member Holonyms: ↑Hyperoodon, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottlenose whale — (also bottle nosed whale) noun a beaked whale with a bulbous forehead. [Genus Hyperoodon: two species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tropical bottlenose whale — Conservation status Data Deficient (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Northern bottlenose whale — Size comparison of a Northern Bottlenose Whale against an average human Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • northern bottlenose whale — noun A species of bottlenose whale, endemic to the North Atlantic, scientific name Hyperoodon ampullatus. See Also: southern bottlenose whale …   Wiktionary

  • southern bottlenose whale — noun A species of bottlenose whale, found in the southern oceans, scientific name Hyperoodon planifrons. See Also: northern bottlenose whale …   Wiktionary

  • Bottlenose — may refer to: *The Bottlenose Dolphin *The Bottlenose whale *The order Lagenorhynchus, derived from Greek for bottlenose …   Wikipedia

  • bottlenose — n. (also bottlenosed) a swollen nose. Phrases and idioms: bottlenose dolphin a dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, with a bottle shaped snout. * * * noun 1. any of several dolphins with rounded forehead and well developed beak; chiefly of northern… …   Useful english dictionary

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