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

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Manokaran Kamalakannan
C.N. Abdul Raheem
Dhriti Banerjee
N. Marimuthu


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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