Subject: Pilot Whale Skeleton

Aldemaro Romero (
Fri, 13 Mar 1998 23:42:44 -0500

Al Romero wrote:
> My son is doing research on pilot whales and we have been unable to
> find any informattion about skeleton and bone structure.  Can you help
> us please?
> Roy

Dear Roy:

Pilot whales are not particularly different in their skeleton in
comparison with other toothed whales.  They do have an enlargement of
the frontal area of the skull and males are larger tha females.

Best wishes,

Aldemaro Romero, Ph.D.