Beaked Whale Identification Guide
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Lateral view of M. traversi denticle
 
Lateral and anterior views of M. layardii denticle
Broad, spade like teeth do not extend over the top of the rostrum.

Teeth, uniform in width from eruption point to apex.

Denticle is located on apex of tooth.
 
Long, strap-like teeth extend over top of the rostrum.

Teeth are tapered at tips.

Denticle is located on the outer side of tooth rather than on apex.
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