Definitions

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  • adjective Stejneger (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Stejneger's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for American naturalist Leonhard Hess Stejneger

Examples

  • This long-tailed rattlesnake cannot be confused with any other species of rattlesnake and is most similar to Crotalus stejnegeri and C. lannomi.

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  • It shares with the southern parks abundant marine life: Kamchatka crab Paralithodes camtschatica, sea otter (900 animals), sea lion Eumetopias jubatus (EN, 800 breeding animals), Kuril seal Phoca vitulina stejnegeri (500), spotted P. largha and ringed seals P. hispida ochotensis, Risso's dolphin grampus griseus, narwhal Monodon monoceros and walrus Odobenus rosmarus divergens.

    Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation

  • Offshore, at least ten species of whales occur: blue Balaenoptera musculus (EN), fin B. physalis (EN), sei B. borealis (EN), black right Eubalaena glacialis japonica (EN), humpback Megaptera novaeangliae (VU), bowhead Balaena mysticetus, minke Balaenoptera acutorostrata, grey Eschrichtius gibbosus, Stejneger's beaked whale Mesoplodon stejnegeri and Cuvier's beaked whale Ziphius cavirostris.

    Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation

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