Description: This is a 3D light structured surface scan of a Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) registered in 1915.
This has been scanned as part of the Museum’s Digital Collections Programme, to find out more visit www.nhm.ac.uk/digitalcollections
Comments: Cuvier’s beaked whale is a toothed whale species recently recorded as executing the deepest dive of any marine mammal. They have an extensive distribution and their range covers most marine regions.
Specimen number: NHMUK 19220.127.116.11