Beaked Whale Identification Guide
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Lateral view of M. carlhubbsi head
 
Lateral view of M. stejnegeri head
Tooth sits upright and is positioned on the highest point in the mandibular arch.

Newly expired and live animals will exhibit a white head cap and rostrum.
 
Tooth inclines forward slightly and is positioned just anterior to the highest point on the mandibular arch.

Newly expired and live animals exhibit dark coloration over entire head; a black cap and eye mask may be evident.
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