Whales are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic placental marine mammals. They are an informal grouping within the infraorder Cetacea, which usually excludes dolphins and porpoises. Whales, dolphins and porpoises belong to the. Whales are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic placental marine mammals. They are an informal grouping within the infraorder Cetacea. Whales are marine mammals, together with dolphins and porpoises they are collectively known as cetaceans. Some whales have teeth while others have baleen. Despite living in the water, whales breathe air. And like humans, they are warm-blooded mammals who nurse their young. A thick layer of fat called blubber. Whales are the largest animals on Earth and they live in every ocean. The massive mammals range from the pound dwarf sperm whale to the colossal blue. Whale, any of the larger species of aquatic mammals belonging to the order Cetacea. Whales are the heaviest known animals, living or fossil. Whales bring minerals up to the ocean surface through their vertical movement, called the “whale pump,” and through their migration across oceans, called the “. Whales play an important role in regulating ocean ecosystems. When whales dive deep in the ocean, they stir up nutrients from the depth below. (Southern Hemisphere Humpback Whale ecology). Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) are a cosmopolitan and typically highly migratory species. The species of whale most commonly found in Antarctic waters: Right, Blue, Sei, Humpback, Minke, Fin, Sperm and Killer whales.
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