Opportunistic sighting of a Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 in Lakshadweep Archipelago

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Manokaran Kamalakannan
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4440-0041
C.N. Abdul Raheem
Dhriti Banerjee
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2054-0165
N. Marimuthu

Abstract

The Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus is the world’s largest toothed whale and the only living species of the genus, Physeter. We report  an opportunistic sighting of a sperm whale with photographs from one of the recent protected areas (Pitti Islet) of Lakshadweep archipelago. 

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