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  • n. Plural form of cetologist.

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Examples

  • Nathaniel Philbrick on The Whale by Philip Hoare: "Always in the foreground of Hoare's narrative is the whale itself, a creature that haunts and fascinates him as he travels to old whaling ports in both Britain and America, where he speaks with cetologists, naturalists, museum curators and former whalers on a quest to understand the whale, the cosmos and himself."

    Old Media Monday: Reviewing the Reviewers (The Mardi* Edition)

  • Most recently, cetologists seem to have favoured the idea that fin whales actually swim on their right side while lunge-feeding, thereby using a sort of rotated counter-shading.

    Lunging is expensive, jaws can be noisy, and what’s with the asymmetry? Rorquals part III

  • Always in the foreground of Hoare's narrative is the whale itself, a creature that haunts and fascinates him as he travels to old whaling ports in both Britain and America, where he speaks with cetologists, naturalists, museum curators and former whalers on a quest to understand the whale, the cosmos and himself.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Kenneth Norris, Karen Pryor, William Schevill, William Tavolga, and William Watkins has inspired us and informed our collaboration with contemporary cetologists.

    NPR Topics: News

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