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pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps)

Title: The Canadian field-naturalist
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club
Text Appearing After Image: Figure 2. Pygmy Sperm Whale in shallow water in Trilobites Bay (same specimen as in Figure 1). Note relative position of dorsal fin on trunk.
Source book page: https://archive.org/stream/canadianfieldnat118otta/#page/n516/mode/1up
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The pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) is one of three species of toothed whale in the sperm whale family. They are not often sighted at sea, and most of what is known about them comes from the examination of stranded specimens. Pygmy sperm whales are found throughout the tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.
Order: Artiodactyla
Infraorder: Cetacea
Family: Kogiidae
Genus: Kogia
Species: Kogia breviceps Blainville, 1838
Synonyms: Euphysetes breviceps

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Scientific Name: Kogia breviceps (Blainville, 1838)
Common Names:
English – Pygmy Sperm Whale
Spanish – Cachalote Cabeza Chica, Cachalote Pigmeo
French – Cachalot pygmée
Synonyms:
Kogia floweri Gill, 1871
Kogia goodei True, 1884
Kogia grayii (Wall, 1851)
Physeter breviceps Blainville, 1838
Kogia goodie True, 1884
Euphysetes grayii Wall, 1851
Euphysetes macleayi Krefft, 1866
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