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 whales are cetaceans belonging to the genus Globicephala. The two extant species are the long-finned pilot whale (G. melas) and the short-finned pilot whale (G. macrorhynchus). The two are not readily distinguished at sea, and analysis of the skulls is the best way to tell the difference between them. Between the two species, pilot whales range in waters nearly worldwide, with long-finned pilot whales living in cold waters and short-finned pilot whales living in tropical and…

A guide to Diving with Pilot Whales. Dive Report tells you where, and the best time of year to dive with Pilot Whales.

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 (toothed whale)

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.

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Dozens of short-finned pilot whales have somehow become stranded in shallow water off the coast of Florida's Everglades National Park. Ten of the whales have already died, with several having been euthanized. Wildlife officials fear that more will die.

Grisly custom: The participants of the hunt cut the trapped critters' spinal cord, killing them instantly

Graphic pictures show annual whale kill in the Faroe Islands

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.

VIDEO -PILOT WHALE ATTACK.- original version. There are two 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. Stunning video.

There are two 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.

SHORT FINNED PILOT WHALES (Globicephala macrorhynchus)  ©Pascal Kobeh

SHORT FINNED PILOT WHALES (Globicephala macrorhynchus) ©Pascal Kobeh We once came upon a pod of pilot whales while sailing,from Los Angeles to Catalina Island.

See Bubbles and Shadow, the only performing short-finned pilot whales in the world, in the Blue Horizons show at SeaWorld San Deigo.

Bubbles and Shadow, the only performing short-finned pilot whales in the world, in the Blue Horizons show at SeaWorld San Deigo.

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Twenty-four pilot whales die on New Zealand beach

Pilot Whale. Photo by @rorzmoore This pilot whale may seem to have a big cartoonish grin but these 20-foot-long toothed predators can become aggressive Pilot whales are actually the second largest dolphin after the orca more commonly referred to as the killer whale. Pilot whales belong to the order cetacea and to the family delphinidae. #DiscoverOcean by discoverocean

Pilot Whale. Photo by @rorzmoore This pilot whale may seem to have a big cartoonish grin but these 20-foot-long toothed predators can become aggressive Pilot whales are actually the second largest dolphin after the orca more commonly referred to as the killer whale. Pilot whales belong to the order cetacea and to the family delphinidae. #DiscoverOcean by discoverocean

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