Data about <i>Ziphius cavirostris</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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-56 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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60.78 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-151 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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158.88 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
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Antarctica
World Register of Marine Species  
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Azores Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Comores
World Register of Marine Species  
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European waters (ERMS scope)
World Register of Marine Species  
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Greek Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Gulf of Mexico
World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Arctic Biodiversity  
Additional detail Arctic Biodiversity  
Additional detail Arctic Biodiversity  
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Irish Exclusive economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Italian Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Kenya
World Register of Marine Species  
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low Arctic
  • low Arctic
    Zone D, per the Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map (CAVM Team 2003)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/lowArctic
Arctic Biodiversity  
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Madagascar
World Register of Marine Species  
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Mauritius
World Register of Marine Species  
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Mediterranean Sea
World Register of Marine Species  
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Mozambique
World Register of Marine Species  
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New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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North West Atlantic
World Register of Marine Species  
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North West Atlantic
World Register of Marine Species  
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Pacific Ocean
World Register of Marine Species  
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Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Reunion
World Register of Marine Species  
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Seychelles
World Register of Marine Species  
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Seychelles
World Register of Marine Species  
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Somalia
World Register of Marine Species  
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Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Subantarctic Waters
World Register of Marine Species  
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Tanzania
World Register of Marine Species  
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United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Wimereux
World Register of Marine Species  
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World Oceans
World Register of Marine Species  

Physical Description

 
body mass average
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2,952,500 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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4,775,000 g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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6.68 log10 grams
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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4,774,999.99 g adult
PanTHERIA  
 
weight
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2,701,000.0 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
trophic level
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carnivore
  • carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
PanTHERIA  
 
habitat
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anthropogenic habitat
  • anthropogenic habitat
    A habitat that is in or on an environmental feature or material derived from human activity.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002031
Environments - EOL project  
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aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coastal water body
  • coastal water body
    Coastal water is a marine water body bordering a coast.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000049
Environments - EOL project  
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continental shelf
  • continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
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continental slope
  • continental slope
    The seabed below the end of the continental shelf (the shelf break). The continental slope is much steeper than the shelf; the average angle is 3, but it can be as low as 1 or as high as 10. The slope is often cut with submarine canyons.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000273
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
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mediterranean sea biome
  • mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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oceanic island
  • oceanic island
    An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
Environments - EOL project  
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oceanic zone
  • oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
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pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
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sea floor
Environments - EOL project  
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shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
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submarine canyon
  • submarine canyon
    A steep-sided valley on the sea floor of the continental slope. Many submarine canyons are found as extensions to large rivers; however there are many that have no such association. Canyons cutting the continental slopes have been found at depths greater than 2 km below sea level. Many submarine canyons continue as submarine channels across continental rise areas and may extend for hundreds of kilometers.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000267
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat breadth
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1
PanTHERIA  
 
diet breadth
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1
PanTHERIA  
 
water nitrate concentration min
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0.036 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration max
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27.13 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
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1.32 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature max
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28.82 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
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0.58 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration max
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24.64 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
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0.051 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration max
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1.88 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
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4.52 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration max
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7.72 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
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93.78 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation max
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104.45 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
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31.81 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity max
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36.48 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
parental care
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No Paternal Care
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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1
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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1
PanTHERIA  
 
clutch/brood/litter size
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1
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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432 months
PanTHERIA  
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62 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
population group size average
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2
PanTHERIA  
 
prenatal development duration
  • prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
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365 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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432 months
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
Mating System
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Not Monogamous
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
 
Social System
  • Social System
    Description of the relationships among individuals within a population of organisms, including reproductive relationships (mating system), relationships within each sex, adult – young interactions, helpers and cooperation (group living).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/SocialSystem
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No Social Group Living
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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Solitary
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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5.33 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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3.6 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Unknown
IUCN  
 
conservation status
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least concern
  • least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
 
extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  
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extant
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  

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