Beaked Whale Identification Guide
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Lateral view of M. ginkgodens head
 
Lateral view of M. stejnegeri head
Only the dorsal tips of the teeth are exposed above the gumline.
 
Upper 1/3 to 1/2 of teeth are exposed above the gumline.
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