First stranding record of a Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) on the island of Barbuda, Eastern Caribbean

Wojtek Bachara, Martha Watkins Gilkes, Jaime Bolaños-Jiménez, Antonio A. Mignucci-Giannoni

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Cuvier's beaked whale is the most cosmopolitan of the beaked whales and is found in all oceans except in the high polar waters. This species is known from over 1800 strandings. In the Caribbean strandings are rare, and we present a first record from Antigua and Barbuda.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5597/00245

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