New species of beaked whale confirmed by DNA (North Pacific, Bering Sea) — The ocean update

July 26th, 2016. An international team of scientists who searched out specimens from museums and remote Arctic islands has identified a rare new species of beaked whale that ranges from northern Japan across the Pacific Ocean to Alaska’s Aleutian Islands.

via New species of beaked whale confirmed by DNA (North Pacific, Bering Sea) — The ocean update

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