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Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758

Catalog Data

Bay/Sound:
Western Mediterranean  Search this
Collector:
El Valle Wildlife Rescue Center  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Western Mediterranean  Search this
Length - Total:
1000 cm
Sex:
Male
Place:
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Jul 2018
Notes:
End of February; stomach contained 29 kg of plastic debris.
Allen e-mail 6 IV 2018; The Telegraph News website, 6 IV 2018 (Strange 2018); Katz 2018
Record Last Modified:
20 May 2024
Specimen Count:
1
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Cetacea, Odontoceti, Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR22434
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/362d8ad94-135e-43bb-8e20-2c051f2d4aae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_14029488