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strap-toothed whale; Te Kaha near Mouriuri stream; MM002655

strap-toothed whale, Mesoplodon Layardii (Gray, 1865), Te Kaha near Mouriuri stream, MM002655
strap-toothed whale
Identified By
van Helden, Anton
About this object
Skull, mandibles and tusk teeth of strap-toothed whale.

See more at Te Papa's Collections Online: http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=778080

Field Collector
Glaser, Andrew
Field Collection Date
Field Collection Place Description
Te Kaha near Mouriuri stream
Object Type
Marine Mammal
Object number



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