Nanny flowers: played by actress vicky haughton, nanny flowers is the grandmother of paikea she takes care of paikea paikea lives with koro and nanny flowers nanny flowers is a traditional yet strong woman she loves koro but tells him he is wrong and must change his family relationships. The research effort, which included analysis of whale mitochondrial dna carried out called rorqual whales] in the family balaenopteridae in the suborder mysteceti other ninth whale sharing characteristics with the eight—and, most importantly, the entire body. The researchers used a combination of dna analysis and physical characteristics to identify the new species from seven specimens found stranded in sri lanka, the gilbert islands (now kiribati.
When we look at members of a family it's easy to see that some physical characteristics, or traits, are shared in the 1860s botanist gregor mendel discovered that in pea plants some physical. There are around 90 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, known collectively as cetaceans from the enormous blue whale to the tiny vaquita and new zealand dolphin, you will find information and amazing facts about these incredible creatures in this species guide. Physical characteristics shape of body: sharks typically have an elongate fusiform body (rounded and tapering at both ends) the biggest shark is the whale shark, which can grow up to 47 feet long the smallest shark is the spined pygmy shark, which, when fully-grown, is only 7-8 inches long the different families of batoids show. Scientific analysis of killer whales essay the killer whale has characteristics that are important to its survival in the ocean it is interesting to know that killer whales have a plentiful diet in the group odontoceti, there is a family of whales called delphinidae (dolphins and small toothed whales) [tags: papers] research.
Mapping the information environment by robert cordray iii marc j romanych, major, usa (retired) maps the physical characteristics of the area of operations1 the result operations and, for the purposes of analysis, the character of the information environment the three domains can be very. The bull whale the bull whale is an ancient whale, about 65 feet long it is leading its herd in search of safer waters, but at the same time it struggles to come to terms with its deep love for the ancient whale rider, now long dead, who once had been its dearest companion. Dolphin - physical characteristics - the largest dolphins reach a length of about 13 feet (4 meters), but most species are 7 to 10 feet (2 to 3 meters) long dolphins have smooth, rubbery skin and are usually colored in some mixture of black, white, and gray they have two flippers, or fins, on their sides, as well as a triangular fin on the back. Physical characteristics (size, weight and sexual dimorphism), and the species’ diets are mostly informed from stomach contents  it is only recently that detailed studies of living. Characteristics of whistles from the acoustic repertoire of resident killer whales (orcinus orca) off vancouverisland, british columbia f thomsena) and d franck zoologisches institut und.
Baleen whales physical characteristics size baleen whales are some of the world's largest animals in the ocean, water helps support an animal's body weight, allowing for the potential for greater size than on land. The killer whale (scientifically known as orcinus orca) is a large oceanic marine mammal that is part of the toothed whale (odontoceti) suborder the toothed whale suborder is comprised exclusively of whales, dolphins and porpoises that are born with teeth instead of baleen plates. This lesson explores captain ahab, one of the major characters in herman melville's novel, ''moby-dick'' after a brief description of his physical appearance and traits, we will analyze a few.
A recent study of hippo evolution, based only on skeletal characteristics, has conclusively shown that the hippo family are descended from an extinct group of fossil artiodactyls, known to go back more than 40 million years, and whose fossils are from southern asia. In this science project you will see how writing these characteristics onto a family tree can help you determine how they are inherited objective pedigree analysis: a family tree of traits when we look at members of a family it is easy to see that some physical characteristics or traits are shared, but what are the rules that govern. The smallest killer whale ecotype is the antarctic type c killer whales in which adult females average 52 m (17 ft) and adult males average 56 m (18 ft) in length and can reach a maximum of 61 m (20 ft. Cetaceans range in size from the tiniest dolphin, hector's dolphin, which is just over 39 inches long, to the largest whale, the blue whale, which can be over 100 feet long cetaceans live in all of the oceans and many of the major rivers of the world.
Diversity the order cetacea comprises two extant sub-orders and one extinct sub-order the extant sub-orders are mysticeti (baleen whales) and odontoceti (toothed whales) both mysticetes and odontocetes are thought to be descendants of archaeocetes (archaeoceti, ancient whales), an extinct sub-orderthere are at least 83 living species of cetaceans, with 46 genera in 14 families. (linnaeus, 1758) - blue whale distinctive characteristics the blue whale is the largest animal ever known however, its size substantially overlaps with that of adult fin and sei whales like all rorquals, the blue whale is slender and streamlined the head is broad and u-shaped (like a gothic arch) when viewed from above and relatively flat when viewed from the side. The whale rider starts a thousand years ago, with a pod of whales the biggest whale, the founder of maori culture, has a special relationship with the whale rider, a young man who sits upon its back. Physical characteristics the narwhal is born gray but develops a black-and-white mottled coat as he grows kristin laidre at the polar science center says the corpse whale monicker may come from the resemblance between the narwhal's coloring and the skin color of a drowned sailor.