Orcinus orca

Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Names

Killer Whale (English), Orca (English), الحوت القاتل (Arabic)

Languages: English

Conservation

Status in Egypt

Accidental?

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Red Sea.

Taxonomy

  • Orcinus glacialis (Berzin & Vladimirov, 1983) (synonym)
  • Orcinus nanus Mikhalev, Ivashin, Savusin & Zelenaya, 1981 (synonym)

References

[Anonymous] (2011).  MarineBio.org .
[Anonymous] (Submitted).  The Office of Protected Resources.
[Anonymous] (Submitted).  Whales and Dolphins Odontocetes (the toothed whales): Distribution, Behaviour, Migration and Threats .
M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..