Species Detail - Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus) - Species information displayed is based on all datasets.

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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Marine Map - 50km

Distribution of the number of records recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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Physeter macrocephalus
Sperm Whale
Physeter catodon
Protected Species: EU Habitats Directive || Protected Species: EU Habitats Directive >> Annex IV || Protected Species: Wildlife Acts
phmac
Linnaeus, 1758
marine mammal
Species
225
66
103
01/01/1753
18/06/2015
1 January (recorded in 1753)
28 December (recorded in 2011)
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus), accessed 27 May 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Species/134671>

Records per month (across all datasets)

Records per year (across all datasets)