Pygmy sperm whale mammal. This allows them to the possibility to give birth every year. Phylogenetic analysis of partial P gene revealed Search this Resource Search across all years. They are also at risk of boat strikes due to their logging behaviour after long dives and their small body size and inconspicuous blow making them difficult to see.
Composition of milk of the pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) 
Tulsa, Oklahoma Winchester Press. Osteomyelitis in Sea Turtle. When seen at sea, they generally appear slow and sluggish, with no visible blow. These waters of the upper continental slope were also characterized by high zooplankton biomass Baumgartner et al. Genetic variation of Kogia spp.
Cervidae Steno bredanensis Cetacea: Picture of a pygmy sperm whale, Kogia breviceps , illustration Picture: Copyright - SeaPics. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. In pygmy sperm whales the new borns are 1. The flippers are set high on the sides near the head.
Tulsa, Oklahoma Winchester Press. It turned out to be one of the Kogia species which include the Pygmy Kogia breviceps and Dwarf Kogia sima Sperm whales. Interfamilial characterization of a region of the ZFX and ZFY gene facilitates sex determination in cetaceans and other mammals. It rises to the surface slowly, with little splash or blow, and will remain there motionless for some time. It is considered solitary and deep-diving in pursuit of cephalopod prey.