Three of a rarely spotted type of whale were photographed in the South China Sea by Chinese scientists last year. Photo: Weibo
Three of a rarely spotted type of whale were photographed in the South China Sea by Chinese scientists last year. Photo: Weibo

Whales alive: beaked species spotted for first time by Chinese scientists

  • Three whales seen in South China Sea were Deraniyagala’s beaked whales or ginkgo-toothed beaked whales, researchers reveal
  • The least-known marine mammals, these species have previously been spotted only dead and stranded

Topic |   South China Sea
Three of a rarely spotted type of whale were photographed in the South China Sea by Chinese scientists last year. Photo: Weibo
Three of a rarely spotted type of whale were photographed in the South China Sea by Chinese scientists last year. Photo: Weibo
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