Image: Head of a beached Dwarf Sperm Whale

Head of a beached Dwarf Sperm Whale

Head of 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', Fishes, Ichthyology, Dwarf Sperm Whale, Kogia simus, Cookiecutter, cookiecutter shark, shark, Isistius brasiliensis, Isistius plutodus,