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Blainville's beaked whale

Mesoplodon densirostris

AKA: dense, Atlantic or  Tropical beaked whale

Blainville's beaked whales are dark bluish gray with light undersides with the dorsal fin darker than the body and a darker spot on the eyes. The lower jaw is curved and in males one tooth is exposed. They grow to about 4.5 meters and may be found in tropical waters worldwide. They eat squid and small fish.

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