Species Kogia breviceps (Blainville, 1838) (Short-headed sperm whale)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Cetacea
  • ---- family: Kogiidae
  • ----- species: Kogia breviceps
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 3m; dark grey above, pinkish-white below; often “false gill” markings on head; the snout is swollen and projects beyond lower jaw;
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 266
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/32010473
Date: 2009-04-23
Creator: Carl L. Hubbs
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
Source: wikimedia
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/29825297
Place: Assateague Island, State Park At N End Of Island. Ca 1 Km S Of Bridge., Worcester, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Creator: National Museum of Natural History Collections
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Comments: 550856 Kogia breviceps 170 cm male left lateral view

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