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Any Beaked Whale Experts out there? (Maldives)

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Old Saturday 3rd November 2018, 17:46   #1
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Any Beaked Whale Experts out there? (Maldives)

This Beaked Whale was photographed in the Maldives in late October. It was distant so this is a big crop. The main feature is the very prominent dorsal fin. Through the bins it seemed to have a pale head.
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I think it is probably a Cuvier's.
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I thought it looked OK for Cuviers too, but I'm no expert on Indian ocean beaked whales...
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