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Orcinus orca Killer wahle, Orca

Orcinus orcais commonly referred to as Killer wahle, Orca. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
4257 
AphiaID:
137102 
Scientific:
Orcinus orca 
German:
Schwertwal, Orca 
English:
Killer Wahle, Orca 
Category:
Mammals 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Mammalia (Class) > Cetartiodactyla (Order) > Delphinidae (Family) > Orcinus (Genus) > orca (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Straße von Gibralta, West Sahara, Benin, Suriname, Ghana, Russland, (the) Maldives, Alaska, Algeria, Angola, Antarctica, Argentina, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Australia, Azores, Belize, Bering Sea, Bermuda, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada , Chile, China, Christmas Islands, Columbia, Comores, Congo, Cook Islands, Corea, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, European Coasts, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Greenland, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Kenya, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Madeira, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Réunion , Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Scandinavia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Atlantic, South Orkney Islands, South Shetlands Island , South-Africa, South-Pazific, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, Tasman Sea, Terre Adélie, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Falkland Islands, the Faroe Islands, the Isle of Man, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, the Seychelles, The Shetland Islands (Scotland), Timor, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, West Africa, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 2652 Meter 
Size:
275.59" - 354.33" (700cm - 900cm) 
Weight:
16000 kg 
Temperature:
28.4 °F - 93.2 °F (-2°C - 34°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Herring, Sea ​​mammals, Small Sharks, Stringrays (small ones) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-01 18:24:12 

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Linnaeus, 1758

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Mammalia (Class) > Theria (Subclass) > Cetartiodactyla (Order) > Cetancodonta (Suborder) > Cetacea (Infraorder) > Odontoceti (Superfamily) > Delphinidae (Family) > Orcinus (Genus)

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am 01.03.13#1
Wer beeindruckende Jagdszenen von Schwertwalen sehen will kann sich die "Unser Blauer Planet" oder "Frozen Planet" reihen anschauen. BBC hat da echt schöne Bilder wo Schwertwale teilweise auf den Strand hochpreschen um robben zu fangen um dann selber wieder ins Wasser zu robben. Sehr zu empfehlen!

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