Gewone spitssnuitdolfijn Mesoplodon bidens - foto credits: Thorburn, Archibald, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Whales of Mystery: We know so little about beaked whales

Twenty-two species of beaked whales live ocean-wide. They inhabit waters from the tropics to the poles. For such a cosmopolitan family, little is known about beaked whales. So, what exactly are beaked whales, and why are they so hard to study?

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