Data about <i>Orcinus orca</i>

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Ecology

Data about <i>Orcinus orca</i>
Habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail beach
  • Beach
    A landform consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, cobble, or even shell fragments along the shoreline of a body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000091
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • Estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail glacier
  • Glacier
    A large, slow moving river of ice, formed from compacted layers of snow, that slowly deforms and flows in response to gravity.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000133
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail iceberg
  • Iceberg
    A large mass of detached land ice in the sea or stranded in shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000298
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shore
  • Shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sound
  • Sound
    A large sea or ocean inlet larger than a bay, deeper than a bight, wider than a fjord, or it may identify a narrow sea or ocean channel between two bodies of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000393
Environments - EOL project  
Trophic level
Additional detail Carnivore
  • Carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Bowhead Whale GloBI  
Additional detail California Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Chinook Salmon GloBI  
Additional detail Fasciola GloBI  
Additional detail Fasciola GloBI  
Additional detail Gulf Stream Beaked Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Harbor Seals GloBI  
Additional detail Harp Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Hourglass Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Juan Fernández Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail North Atlantic Right Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Ringed Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Otter GloBI  
Additional detail South American Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Strap-toothed Beaked Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Toxoplasmosis GloBI  
Additional detail Trigonocotyle GloBI  
Additional detail Vertebrata GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Bowhead Whale GloBI  
Additional detail California Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Chinook Salmon GloBI  
Additional detail Chinstrap Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Crabeater Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Gentoo Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Gulf Stream Beaked Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Harbor Seals GloBI  
Additional detail Harp Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Hourglass Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Juan Fernández Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Leopard Seal GloBI  
Additional detail North Atlantic Right Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Ringed Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Otter GloBI  
Additional detail South American Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Strap-toothed Beaked Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Subantarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Vertebrata GloBI  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Adélie Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctic Minke Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Bluefin Tuna GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Hump-backed Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Bearded Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Beluga GloBI  
Additional detail Bluntnose Six-gill Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Bowhead Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Broadnose Sevengill Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Broadnose Sevengill Shark GloBI  
Additional detail California Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Chinook Salmon GloBI  
Additional detail Common Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Crabeater Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Crabeater Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Dugong GloBI  
Additional detail Dwarf Sperm Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Galápagos Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Giant Bottle-nosed Whales GloBI  
Additional detail Gray Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Grey Reef Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Gulf Stream Beaked Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Harp Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Hooded Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Hourglass Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Humboldt Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Humpback Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Indo-pacific Humpbacked Dolphin GloBI  
Additional detail Juan Fernández Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail King Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Leatherback Sea Turtle GloBI  
Additional detail Little Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Magellanic Penguin GloBI  
Additional detail Narwhal GloBI  
Additional detail North Atlantic Right Whale GloBI  
Additional detail North Pacific Right Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Elephant Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Ringed Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Otter GloBI  
Additional detail South American Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail South American Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Spectacled Porpoise GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Strap-toothed Beaked Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Vertebrata GloBI  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 2 PanTHERIA  
Water depth max
Additional detail 2,450 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.042 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 30.38 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail -1.69 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 29.2 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.54 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 83.02 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.053 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.13 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.51 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 8.97 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 110.17 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 85.08 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 27.53 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.84 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

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