Physeter macrocephalus, Linnaeus, 1758, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Physeter macrocephalus, Linnaeus, 1758, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Physeter macrocephalus

Physeter macrocephalus Description

Compressed head, its superior part is very prominent, in relation to the mandible. Mandible with twenty to thirty tusks which fit on existing alveolus on the superior maxilla. Huge, squared head (one-third body length) with narrow lower jaw. Body (except

Physeter macrocephalus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Physeter macrocephalus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Physeter macrocephalus species belongs to.

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Physeter macrocephalus, marine species closely related

Physeter macrocephalus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Physeter macrocephalus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Physeter macrocephalus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Physeter macrocephalus are marked in green.

Physeter macrocephalus, geographic distribution

Where is Physeter macrocephalus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Physeter macrocephalus can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Physeter macrocephalus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Physeter macrocephalus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Physeter macrocephalus.