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Hyperoodon planifrons — Overview

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IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

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Hyperoodon planifrons is found in the waters off of Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, the South Orkney Islands, South Africa, and the Pacific and Indian ocean sectors of Antarctica. Southern bottlenose whales have also been sighted near Sri Lanka.

(Nowak 1997, Tinker 1988)

Biogeographic Regions: indian ocean (Native ); pacific ocean (Native )

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