It looks like a plastic bag floating in the ocean, a transparent chunk of skin from a sperm whale It get rubbed off when they socialise and groom each other by rubbing their massive bodies together The sperm whale is the largest of the toothed whales Sperm whales are known to dive as deep as 1,000 meters in search of squid to eat Image has been shot in Dominica, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean Photo taken under permit #P 351/12 W-2


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Image ID: 0196938-FBA

Sperm Whale | Physeter macrocephalus

It looks like a plastic bag floating in the ocean, a transparent chunk of skin from a sperm whale It get rubbed off when they socialise and groom each other by rubbing their massive bodies together The sperm whale is the largest of the toothed whales Sperm whales are known to dive as deep as 1,000 meters in search of squid to eat Image has been shot in Dominica, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean Photo taken under permit #P 351/12 W-2
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Franco Banfi

Image dimensions: 5760x3840