Gray's Beaked Whale or Haast's Beaked Whale * Gray-spitssnoetdolfyn * Mesoplodon Grayi

For a beaked whale, the beak itself is exceptionally long, pointed, and has a rather straight mouth line. They frequently strand in huge groups; once, there were 28 involved. Five to eight animals were involved in other strandings.

There have been numerous strandings off Australia, South Africa, South America, and the Falkland Islands.

Other Common Names
Gray's Beaked Whale
Haast's beaked whale
Scamperdown Whale
Southern Beaked Whale