Title

First Report of Pygmy Killer Whales (Feresa attenuata) in Cuba

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2021

Abstract

The article reports on the first sighting of pygmy killer whales (Feresa attenuata) in Cuba. Also cited are the similarities of the whales to the melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra) and false killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens), the differences in the behavior of Feresa attenuata and Peponocephala electra, and the stranding of two injured Feresa attenuata, which were treated with oxytetracycline and vitamin complex and released to the ocean.

Journal Title

Aquatic Mammals

Volume

47

Issue

1

First Page

71

Last Page

75

DOI

10.1578/AM.47.1.2021.71

First Department

Biology

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