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 ...
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Physeter macrocephalus species guide, facts and images. The largest toothed
whale in the world, the sperm whale is one of the deepest diving whales.
Includes photographs and information on the sperm whale.
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
The sperm whale received its name from an organ inside its head—the
spermaceti organ—that old-time whalers used to believe produced sperm.
Instead, the ...
1 day ago ... Members of an enormous social gathering of hundreds of sperm whales, which
spread across many square kilometers. (All photos: Tony Wu).
Find out what's known about Sperm Whales, Physeter macrocephalus,
Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla, Physeteridae, including their world range and
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