Beaked Whale Identification Guide
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Lateral view of M. densirostris head
 
Lateral view of M. bowdoini head
Mandibular arch, not including the tooth, rises above the height of the maxilla.

Newly expired and live animals have a gray head that is lighter ventrally.
 
Mandibular arch, not including the tooth, does not rise above the height of the maxilla.

Newly expired and live animals exhibit a white upper and lower rostrum.
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