Like the Dwarf Sperm Whale, this species is able to store large volumes of dark faecal liquid in the rectum, which is ejected in a long stream when fleeing danger or disturbance, leading to the Japanese name "Rocket Whale" Jefferson et al It was amazing the communion with nature. Most of the celphalopod hunting is known to be pelagic, and fairly shallow, within the first m of the surface. Whale Watching A must do! Bike Tours This is the best way to explore every curve of our natural scenery. Cachalote enano French:
Bike Tours This is the best way to explore every curve of our natural scenery. Pygmy sperm whales are normally either solitary, or found in pairs,  but have been seen in groups up to six. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management. We may request a more detailed, written prospectus and contact you later regarding your research and results. They suction their prey off of or near the ocean floor.
Pygmy sperm whales rely on echolocation in order to hunt for food and navigate the ocean and may have difficulty distinguishing sounds due to human created sounds becoming more and more common in their aquatic habitat. She also added that pygmy sperm whales are solitary animals, and are not suited to life in captivity. Save the inputs above for later use up to 30 days. They have a blue gray back and sides and a paler, sometimes pinkish, underside. Group size Presence detections.
First Known Use of pygmy sperm whale , in the meaning defined above. Additionally, Pygmy Sperm Whales are notoriously difficult to identify at sea due to their propensity to spend little time at the surface, breathing only a few times before submerging for extensive periods. Search our gigantic database for pictures of all manner of ocean, sea, and river life. Marine mammals of the world. Fossils identified as belonging to K.