Gervais's Beaked Whale
The coloration of Mesoplodon europaeus is black or dark grey on the back fading to a lighter gray on the sides and belly. For a cetacean, the head is small with respect to total body size. The tails of ziphiids (beaked whales...
Gervais' beaked whale (Mesoplodon europaeus), sometimes known as the
Antillian beaked whale, Gulf Stream beaked whale, or European beaked whale (
Dec 12, 2012 ... Gervais' beaked whales may be the most commonly sighted species of
Mesoplodont off the U.S. Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. · Gervais' ...
Gervais' beaked whale has a prominent, slender beak with only two teeth which,
whilst obvious in males, are not visible in females. These whales are dark grey ...
Find out what's known about Gervais' Beaked Whales, Mesoplodon europaeus,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Hyperoodontidae, including their world range and habitats,
Most of the information about the Gervais' beaked whale has been gleaned from
strandings and a handful of confirmed sightings at sea. Positive identification of ...
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855). English: Gervais' beaked whale.
German: Gervais-Zweizahnwal Spanish: Zifio de Gervais, ballena picuda de
2006). Most records are from the east and Gulf coasts of North America, from
New York to Texas, but Gervais' beaked whales are also known from several of
Sep 2, 2013 ... Gervais' Beaked Whales (Mesoplodon europaeus) off Madeira, Portugal June 5,
Gervais' beaked whale (aka the Gulf Stream beaked whale or Antillean) is a
toothed whale that belongs to the cetacean species, which is comprised of