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  1. harbor porpoise, herring hog, Phocoena phocoenanoun

    the common porpoise of the northern Atlantic and Pacific


  1. harbor porpoise

    A harbor porpoise is a species of porpoise that is one of six species of porpoises. It is commonly found in coastal waters in the northern hemisphere, particularly in regions such as the North Atlantic Ocean, the North Pacific Ocean, and the Black Sea. Known scientifically as Phocoena phocoena, the harbor porpoise is distinct for its small size, rounded bodies, no distinguished beak, and its dark gray coloring. It primarily feeds on small fish and squid. Its lifespan is relatively short compared to other marine mammals, typically around 20-25 years. Harbor porpoises are known to be shy, elusive, and less inclined to approach boats or humans unlike their dolphin relatives.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harbor porpoise in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harbor porpoise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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