Andrew's Beaked Whale
There have been very few sightings of this whale due to its spending little time on the surface. Of the roughly 35 specimens studied, the following is specific to M. bowdoini: indiviuals weigh 2.6 tons at their maximum and at birth...
Andrews' beaked whale (Mesoplodon bowdoini), sometimes known as the deep-
crest beaked whale or splay-toothed whale, is one of the most poorly known ...
Find out what's known about Andrew's Beaked Whales, Mesoplodon bowdoini,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Hyperoodontidae, including their world range and habitats,
Andrew's beaked whale belongs to the scientific order of cetaceans. The whale
received its name from scientist Roy Chapman Andrews after the collection of a ...
May 3, 2011 ... Andrew's beaked whale (scientific name: Mesoplodon bowdoini) is one of 21
species of beaked whales (Hyperoodontidae or Ziphiidae), ...
Taxonomic Notes: Some researchers have suggested that this species and
Hubb's Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon carlhubbsi) may represent subspecies of the
Andrew's Beaked Whale appears to have a circumpolar distribution in the
southern hemisphere, however all but 4 of the 35 recorded strandings have been
Mesoplodon bowdoini Andrews, 1908. English: Andrews' beaked whale. German
: Andrews'-Zweizahnwal Spanish: Zifio de Andrews, ballena picuda de ...
Andrews' Beaked Whale is known from sightings and strandings in Western
Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, and NSW (Rice, 1998). No key localities are known
Apr 24, 2002 ... A rare Andrew's Beaked Whale stranded in Western Australia. Only the males of
this species have teeth which are believed to be responsible ...