Orcinus orca, grampus, killer whale, killer-trasher, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Orcinus orca, grampus, killer whale, killer-trasher, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Orcinus orca

Orcinus orca Description

Robust body. Round head with slight beak. Large paddle-like flippers. Dorsal fin is prominent, mid-back but different on males and females: straight and tall on males (to 2m); shorter and falcate on females. It's a predatory of other marine mammiferous.

Orcinus orca Common Names

  • grampus, killer whale, killer-trasher

Orcinus orca Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Orcinus orca? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Orcinus orca species belongs to.

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Orcinus orca, marine species closely related

Orcinus orca, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Orcinus orca marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Orcinus orca. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Orcinus orca are marked in green.

Orcinus orca, geographic distribution

Where is Orcinus orca found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Orcinus orca can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Orcinus orca, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Orcinus orca species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Orcinus orca.