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Spade-Toothed Whale

The size of a Spade-Toothed Whale compared to an average human
The size of a Spade-Toothed Whale
compared to an average human
Author: Yassine Mrabet


Spade-Toothed Whale Range Map (Waters in the Southern Hemisphere)
Spade-Toothed Whale Range Map with
dates and locations of specimens
(Waters in the Southern Hemisphere)


Latin Name Mesoplodon traversii
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location Waters in the Southern Hemisphere
Colour Grey
Length 5 - 5.5 m (16.4 - 18 ft)
Weight - Kg (-lbs)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the Spade-Toothed Whale.

Interesting Facts

The Spade-Toothed Whale is the rarest species of beaked whale and very little is known about it. It's external appearance was only described in 2012 and it is likely to be the most poorly known large mammal species of modern times.

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