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Blainville's beaked whale in New Caledonia

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Title:Blainville's beaked whale in New Caledonia
Authors:Borsa, Philippe
Robineau, Daniel
LC Subject Headings:Mesoplodon densirostris--New Caledonia--Identification.
Natural history--Periodicals.
Natural history--Pacific Area--Periodicals.
Date Issued:Jul 2005
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Citation:Borsa P, Robineau D. Blainville's beaked whale in New Caledonia. Pac Sci 59(3): 467-472.
Series:vol. 59, no. 3
Abstract:Blainville's beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris) was positively identified in the waters around New Caledonia from two strandings, one live sighting, and two rostra collected from the seafloor. This is the only species of Ziphiidae reported so far from the New Caledonian archipelago and adjacent waters.
Pages/Duration:6 pages
Appears in Collections: Pacific Science Volume 59, Number 3, 2005

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