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SPECIES Mesoplodon ginkgodens

Author:Nishiwaki and Kamiya, 1958.
Citation:Sci. Rep. Whales Res. Inst. (Tokyo), 13: 53, 13 figs., 17 pls.
Common Name:Ginkgo-toothed Beaked Whale
Type Locality:Japan, "Oiso Beach, Sagami Bay, near Tokyo."
Distribution:North Pacific and Indian Oceans: warm-temperate to tropical waters; Japan, Taiwan, Baja California, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Australia.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Data Deficient.
Comments:Reviewed by J. G. Mead (1989c).
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    hotaula Deraniyagala, 1963

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