Beaked Whale Identification Guide
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Lateral view of M. grayi head
 
Lateral view of M. europaeus head
Rostrum is narrow and elongate.

Teeth positioned approximately 1/2 back along the mouthline.

Newly expired and live animals have a white upper and lower rostrum.
 
Medium length rostrum.

Teeth positioned less than 1/2 back along the mouthline.

Newly expired and live animals have a gray rostrum that is lighter ventrally.
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