Orca

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Orca
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A Killer Whale or Orca.
Classification Carnivore/chaser
Status Minor Race
Size 6.5 meters
Weight 6,000 kilograms
Homeworld Terra (Solomani Rim 1827)
Multi-world Yes
Canon Yes
Extinct Extant
Psi Potential Standard
Reference Gateway to Destiny

The Orca or Killer Whale (Orcinus orca), less commonly, Blackfish or Seawolf, is the largest species of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae), a mammal native to Terra and related to Dolphins.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

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Physiology & Environment (Ecology)[edit]

Orcas are distinctively marked, with a black back, white chest and sides, and a white patch above and behind the eye. Calves are born with a yellowish or orange tint, which fades to white. Orcas have a heavy and stocky body and a large dorsal fin with a dark grey "saddle patch" at the fin's rear. Males normally grow from 6.5-8 m long and weigh in excess of 6 tonnes; it has been reported that especially large males have reached nearer 8 tonnes. Females are smaller, growing from 5.7-7m and a weight of about 5 tonnes. Calves at birth weigh about 180 kg and are about 2.4 m long. The Orca's large size and strength make them the fastest marine mammals, often reaching speeds in excess of 56 km/h.

Psychology & Philosophy (Mindset)[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Solomani genetic engineers uplifted a large number of Orca (Orcinus orca sapiens) for much the same reasons as Dolphins. Orca are much less friendly than Dolphins, and tend to live apart from humans.

Major Historical Events Timeline: 1116[edit]

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Culture & Society (Ethnology)[edit]

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Social Organization: 1116[edit]

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Government & Politics (Leadership)[edit]

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Government Structure: 1116[edit]

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Interstellar Relations: 1116[edit]

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Language & Letters (Communication)[edit]

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Calendar & Timekeeping (Chronology)[edit]

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Technology & Trade (Economy)[edit]

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Commercial Aptitude: 1116[edit]

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Other Aptitudes: 1116[edit]

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Research & Technology: 1116[edit]

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Military & Intelligence (Force Projection)[edit]

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Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This race is primarily located in the following areas:

Homeworld: 1116[edit]

The homeworld of this race is:

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World Listing: 1116[edit]

Significant communities of this race (sophont species) are known to exist within the following systems and worlds:

3 of 3 World articles in Orca
Jammu (CM 0113)  •  Sufren  •  Terra (SR 1827)  •  
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