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A probable nearshore record of Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) on Assateague Island, Virginia

Author:
Graves, Gary R.
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2013
Topic:
Natural History
Vertebrates
Animals
Zoology
Citation:
Banisteria, 41: 93-94.
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The Placenta of the Killer Whale, Orcinus orca

Author:
Benirschke, K
Type:
Citations
Date:
1987
Topic:
Anatomy
Reproductions
Killer whale
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Relationships of killer whale Orcinus orca within Delphinidae

Author:
Mitchell, E. D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1985
Topic:
Killer whale
Systematics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Peter B. Best
Raymond Gambell
MV Pieter Molenaer
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Jan 1994
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : W5034
USNM Number:
NMV29732
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Kari McLeod
Ingrid Visser
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean, Tasman Sea
Sex:
Female
Place:
Auckland Harbor Bridge, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, Australia, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
11 Nov 2001
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR15296
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
18 Feb 2011
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Parana, Brazil, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
22 Mar 2005
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR15312
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
4 sightings of same individual, 2005-2008 2005 03 22 25° 20' S 45° 05' W Parana 2007 09 10 25° 03' S 47° 55' W Parana 2008 02 08 23° 08' S 44° 58' W São Paulo 2008 05 03 22° 56' S 43° 30' W Rio de Janiero
Santos, M. C. de O. and E. da Silva (2009). "Records of a male killer whale (Orcinus orca) off southeastern Brazil. ." Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 57(1): 65-68. ABSTRACT: Killer whales (Orcinus orca) are found in all oceans, but are generally most commonly observed in coastal, temperate waters, especially in areas of high productivity. In the Western South Atlantic, long-term studies on killer whales have been conducted mainly off northern Patagonia, Argentina. The species is poorly known on the Brazilian coast where strandings and opportunistic sightings are the main sources of information. We report four sightings of a male killer whale identified through notches along its dorsal fin from 2005 and 2008, presenting the first observation on a long-distance movement (ca. 550km ) along the southeastern coast of Brazil.
Record Last Modified:
27 Feb 2013
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, River Thames
Bay/Sound:
River Thames
Preparation:
Skeleton
Remarks:
Royal College of Surgeons
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Greenwich, England, United Kingdom, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1793
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
Other Number : RCS 1136
Other Number : RCS 2515
USNM Number:
STR18810
Specimen Count:
6
Notes:
Gray, J. E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. London, British Museum:280
Skull and skeleton in the museum of the Royal College of Surgeons is probably the animal killed at Greenwich in 1793.
Banks in: Lacépède, M. l. c. d. (1804). Histoire Naturelle, Genérale et Particuliere, des Cétacées. Ouvrage faisant suite l'Histoire naturelle, générale et particuliére, composée par Leclerc de Buffon, et mise dans un nouvel ordre par C. S. Sonnini, avec des Notes et des Additions. Paris, P. Didot l'ain et Firmin Didot [p. 305 under Le Dauphin g;ladiateur]
Owen, R. (1853). "Descriptive catalog of the osteological series contained in the museum of the Royal College of Surgeons." Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, London, 2 vols, 4to, Vol. 1, xlv + 350 pp., Vol. 2, pp. 351-914. p. 455.
Record Last Modified:
1 Apr 2014
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Live-capture killer whale (Orcinus orca) fishery, British Columbia and Washington, 1962-73

Author:
Bigg, M.A
Wolman, A. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1975
Topic:
Killer whale
Live capture
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Notes:
Citation from Reeves and Mead (in prep)
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Variation in saddle patch pigmentation in populations of killer whales (Orcinus orca) from British Columbia, Alaska and Washington state

Author:
Baird, R. W
Stacey, P. J
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
Killer whale
Coloration
Geographical variation
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Notes:
NAMMA Newsletter #11.
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Addition of the leatherback sea turtle to the known prey of the killer whale, Orcinus orca

Author:
Caldwell, D. K
Caldwell, M. C
Type:
Citations
Date:
1969
Topic:
Killer whale
Feeding - Foraging
Behavior
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Notes on a killer whale (Orcinus orca) from the northeastern Gulf of Mexico

Author:
Caldwell, D. K
Layne, J. N
Siebenaler, J. B
Type:
Citations
Date:
1956
Topic:
Killer whale
Distribution
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Distribution, movements and abundance of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in Norwegian coastal waters, 1982-1987, based on questionaire surveys

Author:
Christensen, I
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
Killer whale
Distribution
Abundance
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Killer whale (Orcinus orca) depredation on longline catches of sablefish (Anoploma fimbria) in Alaskan waters

Author:
Dalheim, M. E
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
Killer whale
Feeding - Foraging
Behavior
Distribution
Pacific
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Killer whales (Orcinus orca) from the Bay of Fundy to the equator, including the Gulf of Mexico

Author:
Katona, S. K
Beard, J. A
Girton, P. E
Wenzel, F
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
Killer whale
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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The distribution of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the North Atlantic based in Norwegian catches, 1938-1981, and incidental sightings, 1967-1987

Author:
Oien, N
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
Killer whale
Distribution
Sighting ?? Sighting forms
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus), 1758 (Cetacea: Delphinidae) en a costa norte del estado Zulia, Venezuela

Author:
Rodriguez, E
Acosta, R
Perez, C
Urdaneta, T
Parada, M
Cabezas, E. W
Fuenmayor, S
Arrieche, D
Gomez, L
Bong, J
Viloria, A. L
Duarte, M. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1993
Topic:
Killer whale
Distribution
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Thermoregulation in beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) and killer (Orcinus orca) whales

Author:
Kasting, N. W
Adderly, S. A. L
Safford, T
Hewlett, K. G
Type:
Citations
Date:
1989
Topic:
Killer whale
White whale
Belukha
Beluga
Physiology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Orcinus--orca
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Monodontidae--Delphinapterus--leucas
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
M. Thompson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Sex:
Female
Place:
Aarhuns, Captured At Aarhuns., Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Collection Date:
1855
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13915
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
12 Jul 2011
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Faroe Islands, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13918
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
12 Jul 2011
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Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Sex:
Female
Place:
Greenland, North America, Locality Unknown
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13911
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
12 Jul 2011
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