First record of True’s beaked whale, Mesoplodon mirus, in Britain

Andrew Kitchener*, George Hantke, Jeremy Herman, M ten Doeschate, Andrew Brownlow

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    Abstract

    A female beaked whale, Family Ziphiidae, was reported as stranded on 29th January 2020 at Kearvaig Bay, Sutherland, Scotland. Examination of its skull confirms that this is the first recorded stranding of True’s beaked whale, Mesoplodon mirus, in Britain.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)29-33
    JournalMammal Communications
    Volume6
    Early online date10 Jun 2020
    Publication statusFirst published - 10 Jun 2020

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