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see sperm whalesperm whale,
largest of the toothed whales, Physeter catodon, found in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is also called cachalot. Male sperm whales may grow to more than 70 ft (21 m) long and females to 30 ft (9 m).
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los cachalotes, ademas de cachalots, tambien se llaman sperm whales, y, segundo, que en la novela de Herman Melville Moby Dick or The Whale, the whale es, de hecho, un cachalote).