Description: This is a 3D light structured surface scan of a male northern bottlenose whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus) from the Faroe Islands. The specimen was collected in 1890 and registered in 1992.
This has been scanned as part of the Museum’s Digital Collections Programme, to find out more visit www.nhm.ac.uk/digitalcollections
Comments: Northern bottlenose whale is a North Atlantic species of toothed whale which feeds primarily on squid. Most of their feeding is done in water deeper than 800 metres.
Specimen number: NHMUK ZD 1992.42