Physeter macrocephalus


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Physeter macrocephalus

sperm whale. See also whale.
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Los ejemplares varados de grandes cetaceos corresponden a las especies Eubalaena australis Desmoilins 1822 y Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus 1758.
When the Physeter macrocephalus eats its favorite meal--squid--the squid's hard beak could get caught in the lining of the whale's stomach or intestines.
Physeter macrocephalus sightings were widely distributed in offshore waters, particularly in the southeastern portion of the EEZ, including Coco Island (Fig.
A mass stranding of Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758, occurred on the southwestern coast of Kyushu Island, southern Japan, in 2002.
1), together with three steam catcher boats, began whaling operations in 1933, initially hunting the then-abundant baleen and sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus, in the coastal waters of Kamchatka and Chukotka.