Physeter catodon

Known as: Physeter macrocephalus, Sperm Whale, Whale, Sperm 
The species Physeter catodon (also called Physeter macrocephalus), in the family Physeteridae. The common name is derived from the milky wax… (More)
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1952-2017
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2008
2008
which sleep uni-hemispherically or bi-hemispherically depending on the context [3], captive cetaceans almost never sleep… (More)
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2006
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2006
1. Digital tags were used to describe diving and vocal behaviour of sperm whales during 198 complete and partial foraging dives… (More)
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2004
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2004
During foraging dives, sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) produce long series of regular clicks at 0.5-2 s intervals… (More)
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2003
2003
Cultural transmission may be a significant source of variation in the behaviour of whales and dolphins, especially as regards… (More)
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2002
2002
Delphinoids (Delphinidae, Odontoceti) produce tonal sounds and clicks by forcing pressurized air past phonic lips in the nasal… (More)
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2002
2002
Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) are deep-diving predators foraging in meso- and bathypelagic ecosystems off the continental… (More)
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2001
2001
During a sperm whale stranding at Rømø, the Wadden Sea, Denmark, on 4 December 1997, we were notified in time to start acoustic… (More)
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2000
2000
A number of observations show that sperm whales (Physeter catodon L. 1758) react to various man-made pulses with moderate source… (More)
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2000
2000
Extant cetaceans are systematically divided into two suborders: Mysticeti (baleen whales) and Odontoceti (toothed whales). In… (More)
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1997
1997
Codas, which are patterned series of clicks, were recorded from female and immature sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in a… (More)
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