Beaked Whale Identification Guide
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Lateral view of M. grayi head
 
Lateral view of M. layardii head
Teeth are not strap-like and sit upright in the mandible.

Only the tips of the teeth erupt above the gumline.
 
Teeth are long, strap-like, and incline posteriorly.

Erupted portion of the teeth may wrap around top of rostrum.
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