Image: Dwarf Sperm Whale ashore near Palm Beach

Dwarf Sperm Whale ashore near Palm Beach

A Dwarf Sperm Whale, Kogia simus, washed ashore near Palm Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, after 1985. The whale had external ulcers, some of which may have resulted from Cookie-cutter Shark bites.

Photographer:
Sylvia Adam
Rights:
© Sylvia Adam

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Tags Fishes, Ichthyology, Dwarf Sperm Whale, Palm Beach, cookiecutter, shark, cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis, Isistius plutodus, Dalatiidae,

1 comment

gleaf - 10.08 AM, 05 August 2010
poor thing

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