Search our collections

Advanced Search

Object: Hector’s Beaked Whale, Mesoplodon hectori (Gray, 1871)

This image has Some Rights Reserved. Creative Commons BY-NC-ND Creative Commons BY-NC-ND copyright licence

Registration Number MM001834/1
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Family Ziphiidae
Scientific name Mesoplodon hectori (Gray, 1871)
Common / Maori name Hector's Beaked Whale
Country collected New Zealand
Region collected South Island, Marlborough
Precise locality near Clarence River, Kaikoura
Collected by Baker, Alan
Date collected 16 Jul 1980
Section Marine Mammals

Related information

Disclaimer: This information was created from historic documentation, and may not necessarily reflect the best available knowledge about the item. Some collection images are created for identification purposes only and may not be of reproduction quality. Some images are not available due to copyright restrictions. If you have information or questions about objects in the collection, contact us using our enquiry form. You can also find out more about Collections Online.