a large, square-snouted whale, Physeter catodon, valued for its oil and spermaceti: now reduced in number and rare in some areas.
The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), or cachalot, is the largest of the
toothed whales and the largest toothed predator. It is the only living member of ...
Sperm whales' heads are filled with a mysterious substance called spermaceti.
Scientists have yet to understand its function, but believe it may help the animal ...
Physeter macrocephalus species guide, facts and images. The largest toothed
whale in the world, the sperm whale is one of the deepest diving whales.
In Herman Melville's classic novel, a Sperm whale called Moby Dick is protrayed
as an evil monster which sinks ships and kills sailors. This is the reputation ...
The sperm whale is the largest toothed whale. Males reach 60 feet (17 m) in
length and the smaller females are 37 feet (12 m). They are dark gray in color,
The sperm whale is the largest toothed whale and lives in pods. It grows to be
about 50 feet (15 m) long. It lives at the surface but dives very deeply to catch the
Jan 10, 2017 ... "Not Warranted" 12-month Finding on a Petition to List Sperm Whales in the Gulf
of Mexico as a Distinct Population Segment and to Designate ...
The sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) is a large toothed whale that is part
of the cetacean species, which includes all species of whale, dolphin and ...