Subject: What's a blowhole?

Martine Berube (martine@sbs.bangor.ac.uk)
Tue, 23 Mar 1999 10:17:39 GMT

At 05.29 PM 22-03-1999 -0500, you wrote:
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>
>hello,
>i was wondering if there is and what is the scientific word for a whales
>blowhole, or is it just known as a blowhole.  i can't find the answer to
>this question anywhere.  i would greatly appreciate it if you could give me
>an answer.
>if this is possible can you please email me at: ssymonds@uoguelph.ca
>thankyou for your time, i'm looking forward to hearing from you,
>suzanne symonds

Dear Suzanne,
To my knowledge, the blowhole, defined as the nostrils of a whale, does not
have another scientific name. 
Cheers,
Martine