Longest walrus teeth
Last updated: October 12, 2017 at 1:29 am
The longest walrus tusk ever recorded measured 94 cm (37 in.) and had a diameter of 27 cm (11 in.). Its weight was over 5 kg (11 lbs). It was collected from a Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) in Bristol Bay, Alaska, in 1997.
Boone and Crockett Club, Missoula, MT
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.