COMMON NAME: Dwarf Sperm Whale

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Kogia sima

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SUBORDER: Odontoceti

LENTGH: 2.5m

  • Small, compact body with a small dorsal fin located
    near the middle of the back

  • Dorsal fin shape may vary

  • Bulbous rostrum and narrow, underslung lower jaw

  • This whale can release more than 3 gallons of dark,
    reddish-brown liquid “ink” in defense