Porpoise sentence example
The porpoise, when full grown, attains a length of 5 ft.
A lone porpoise was seen near bye heading south west.
Whales of various species are frequently captured in the bays and sounds; the grampus, dolphin and porpoise haunt the coasts, and seals occasionally bask on the more outlying islets.
The porpoise, which is sociable and gregarious, is usually seen in small herds, and frequents coasts, bays and estuaries rather FIG.
The Manta Raya sets sail daily from the port of Puntarenas to the Gulf of Nicoya, where you will sight dolphins, porpoise, aquatic birds, sea turtles and other tropical marine life.Advertisement
Nearly allied is Neophocaena phocaenoides, a small species from the Indian Ocean and Japan, with teeth of the same form as those of the porpoise, but fewer in number (eighteen to twenty on each side), of larger size, and more distinctly notched or lobed on the free edge.
Between the long, extensile, worm-like tongue of the anteaters, essential to the peculiar mode of feeding of those animals, and the short, immovable and almost functionless tongue of the porpoise, every intermediate condition is found.
A few of the blubber oils, like dolphin jaw and porpoise jaw oils (used for lubricating typewriting machines), have exceedingly high saponification values ` owing to their containing volatile fatty acids with a small number of carbon atoms. Notable also are coco-nut and palm-nut oils, the saponification numbers of which vary from 240 to 260, and especially butter-fat, which has a saponification value of about 227.
At the same time in China, attempts are being made to save another porpoise, a very rare river dolphin.
The example shown is deploying an underwater hydrophone for detecting Harbor Porpoise movements.Advertisement
There have been sightings of dolphins, or are they harbor porpoise, here for years.
We headed back and about 10ft from where we were searching Andrew Cordiner spotted the porpoise.
On the 13th February 2001 a common porpoise was washed up on Bexhill on Sea.
Specializing mainly in harbor porpoises he has the longest running porpoise survey worldwide.
The Black Sea porpoise (P. relicta) is a distinct species.Advertisement
It is distinguished from the common porpoise externally by its black hue and the absence of a dorsal fin.
The expedition, including naturalists, botanists, a mineralogist, taxidermists, a philologist, &c., was carried by the sloops-of-war "Vincennes" and "Peacock," the brig "Porpoise," the storeship "Relief" and two tenders.
Cape Porpoise to Casco, and in issuing which the Council for New England had granted governmental as well as territorial rights.