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sperm whale
a large, square-snouted whale, Physeter catodon, valued for its oil and spermaceti: now reduced in number and rare in some areas.
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Sperm whale - Wikipedia


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 Whale | National Geographic - Animals


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 ...

Sperm Whale Species Guide - Whale and Dolphin Conservation


Physeter macrocephalus species guide, facts and images. The largest toothed whale in the world, the sperm whale is one of the deepest diving whales.

The Wonders of the Seas: Sperm Whales - Oceanic Research Group


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 Marine Mammal Center : Sperm Whale


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, have ...

SPERM WHALE - Enchanted Learning


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  ...

Sperm Whale - NOAA Fisheries


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 ...

Sperm Whale Facts


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 ...