Skull and lower jaws of a Grey's beaked whale. Lower tusks are still in place. Remnants of dried soft tissue are still present mainly in the upper and lower jaw area.
Field CollectionReported by farmer who owns property to have been stranded "about 2 weeks". Stranded half buried, (lying on left side) at high tide level. The skull was collected, rest of carcass was buried. Kaikai Beach
MeasurementsMaximum Length (Total length): 4480mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull): 270 x 280 x 740mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lower jaw): 130 x 290 x 650mm
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