Beaked Whale Identification Guide
Select the image that best represents your specimen
   
Lateral view of M. peruvianus
Total length of body for animals with erupted teeth is less than 4 meters.
Lateral view of M. ginkgodens
Total length of body for animals with erupted teeth is greater than 4.5 meters.
NMNH | Vertebrate Zoology | Marine Mammal Program | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement | Contact Us | Copyright ©2007 Smithsonian Institution