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G

Gape: The mouthline of a cetacean.

Gulp feeding: A feeding technique performed by, mainly, roquals thrusting forward with open mouths and taking in a large quantity of prey.

H

Herd : A co-ordinated group of cetaceans (term is most often used when referring to baleen whales).

Homocercal Fin : A caudal fin with lobes of about the same size.

I

Infrasound: Sound produced below human hearing or 20 Hertz.

IWC: International Whaling Commission. An international body formed in 1946 to regulate whaling and conserve whale stocks - also see (what is the IWC)