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Physeter macrocephalusLinnaeus, 1758

Sperm Whale

The Singapore Whale is the first ever record of a sperm whale in the waters of the Malay Peninsula

Marcus Chua (above) & Jeremy Yeo (below)
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Identified By: Marcus Chua

Basic Information

Vertebrata: Mammalia: Cetacea: Physeteridae (Sperm whales)
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