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Gray's beaked whale, Mesoplodon grayi, VT198

Physical Description

Skull and lower jaws of a Gray's beaked whale. Right tympano-periotic bone is in place. Right lower tusk is in place but left one is not present.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull): 300 x 280 x 920mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lower jaw): 140 x 300 x 800mm

Sex

Female

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