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physeter macrocephalus2Physeter macrocephalus
(Sperm whale)

Scientific name: Physeter macrocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Sperm whale
Danish name: Kaskelot

Family: Physeteroidea

Distribution: Circumglobal
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Adult size: 17 - 20 metres / 40-60 tons
Calve size: ~ 4 metres / ~ 1 ton

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