The Natural History of the Bottlenose Whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster)

  • Terje Benjaminsen
  • Ivar Christensen


Two species of bottlenose whales, Hyperoodon, have been recognized, namely H. ampullatus in the North Atlantic and H. planifrons in the southern hemisphere (Rice and Scheffer, 1968).


Continental Shelf Stomach Content Sexual Maturity Sperm Whale Minke Whale 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Terje Benjaminsen
    • 1
  • Ivar Christensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Marine ResearchBergen-NordnesNorway

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