Whaling Survey (Holocene of Somalia)

Where: Somalia (4.8° N, 48.1° E: paleocoordinates 4.8° N, 48.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Barlow and G. A. Cameron. 2003. Field experiments show that acoustic pingers reduce marine mammal by-catch in the California drift gill net fishery. Marine Mammal Science 19(2):265-283 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 168260: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Carlos Peredo on 18.04.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea - Physeteridae
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus 1758 sperm whale