Cuvier’s Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris)

Long, skinny Cuvier's Beaked Whale swimming just below the ocean surface, viewed from above

Detailed Description

Zoomed image of a Cuvier’s Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris) below the surface.

The Seabird Studies Team at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center is conducting aerial photographic surveys of the ocean off central and southern California to create comprehensive maps of seabird and marine mammal distributions. Learn more here.


Image Dimensions: 1785 x 1190

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US