Cuvier's Beaked Whale

Ziphius cavirostris

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Cuvier's beaked whale or the goose-beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris), the only member of the genus Ziphius, is the most widely distributed of all the beaked whales. It is one of the most frequently seen beaked whales, despite preferring deep pelagic waters, usually deeper than 1,000 m (3,300 ft).

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  1. (c) Charlotte Kirchner, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/45358353
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ziphius_cavirostris

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