Cuvier's Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris) (IMAGE) The Company of Biologists Caption Cuvier's beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) with a tag on the dorsal fin. Credit Andrew Read and Duke University. All research activities were carried out under NOAA/NMFS Scientific Research Permits 17086 and 20605 (Robin Baird); NOAA/NMFS permit 14809-03 (Doug Nowacek); and NOAA General Authorization 16185 (Andrew Read). Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate credit. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.