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Encounter Number: 7 (deceased)

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Identity

Identified as: Unassigned

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 Occurrence ID: None assigned.


Date

1998-01
Verbatim Event Date: None


Location

Description: Manuae; uninhabited atoll 100 km SE of Aitutaki.
Location ID: None
Country: Cook Islands

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Contact Information

Submitter
Nan Hauser

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Observation Attributes

Taxonomy: Ziphius cavirostris 

Status: dead

Sex: male

Noticeable scarring:  Multiple cookie-cutter shark scars. Damage to tail fluke from rocks.

Behavior:  Found and photographed by fishermen. Skeleton later moved to Rarotonga. Two Zc males together.

Patterning code:  None

Life stage:  adult

Additional comments:
Teeth intact. Two males of equal size stranded together and were found approximately six weeks after stranding.



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photo Manuae; uninhabited atoll 100 km SE of Aitutaki.

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photo Manuae; uninhabited atoll 100 km SE of Aitutaki.