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Name - Peponocephala electra

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Mammalia (Class)
Cetacea (Order)
Delphinidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • High-quality chromosome-level genome assembly of the melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra).
  • Sexually dimorphic characteristics of short-finned pilot whales, false killer whales, pygmy killer whales, and melon-headed whales assessed using fin and body morphometrics from photographs taken at sea.
  • MELON-HEADED WHALE (Peponocephala electra): Hawaiian Islands Stock Complex: Hawaiian Islands & Kohala Resident Stocks.
  • Functional Attenuation of UCP1 as the Potential Mechanism for a Thickened Blubber Layer in Cetaceans.
  • Habituation Process and the Factors Influencing Habituation to a Novel Captive Space in Six Small Toothed Whale Species.

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