Mesoplodon carlhubbsi, or Hubb’s beaked whale, is found in the temperate waters of the North Pacific. M. carlhubbsi ranges from Japan to British Columbia and California. The northernmost sighting occurred in Eastern North Pacific, near Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The southernmost record occurred southwest of San Clemente Island, California. Here, a rostral portion of a skull was found by the submersible “Deep Sea.”
Biogeographic Regions: pacific ocean (Native )
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