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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838)

Common names

Cachalot pygmée [French]
Cachalote pigmeo [Spanish]
Dwergpotvis [Dutch]
Pygmy sperm whale [English]

FAO Species Code

KOGI Kog 1 [FAO Species code]
PYW [FAO Species code]

Pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps)