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Strap-toothed beaked whale

Strap-toothed beaked whale

Mesoplodon layardii

Strap-toothed beaked whale

Strap-toothed beaked whale

See all species Although rarely seen, the male strap-toothed whale is one of the few beaked whales that can be accurately identified at sea. The adult has two large tusks that grow up and over the upper jaw, making it impossible for them to open their mouth more than a few inches. Other names: Layard’s…

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