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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) 
AphiaID: 137100

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus acutus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus Gray, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus (Grampus) acutus Gray, 1828 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus acutus Gray, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus eschrichtii Schlegel, 1841 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus leucopleurus Rasch, 1843 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElectra acuta Gray, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus gubernator Cope, 1876 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus leucopleurus Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagenorhynchus perspicillatus Cope, 1876 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeicopleurus arcticus Tomilin, 1957 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucopleurus arcticus Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica Part 1.
page(s): 2 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkvaessingChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHvidskjaevings-SpringerenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhvidskævingChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhvidskaering  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorwitzijdolfijnChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorwitzijdedolfijnUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwitflankdolfijn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorskunk porpoiseChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorjumperChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEschricht's dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic white-sided dolphin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordauphin à flancs blancs de l' Atlantique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeißseitendelfinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpringerChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornordischer DolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordischer Delfin  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorleiftur  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlagenorinco acuto  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlanto baltašonis delfinasUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoratlantinis baltašonis delfinas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΛαγηνόρυγχος του Ατλαντικού  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspringhvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhvitskjeringChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhvidskjaevingen  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkvitskjeving  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkvitskjeving  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfin białoboki  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorатлантический белобокий дельфинChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorostrorylyi delfinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbelobokyi delfin  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantski pisani delfin  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín de flancos blancos del AtlánticoChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín de flancos blancosUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordelfín atlántico de flancos blancos  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvitsiding  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantik beyaz yanlı yunusu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДельфін атлантичний білобокийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАтлантичний білобокий дельфін  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordolffin ystlyswyn  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKnokke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern North Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (178 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (77 nucleotides; 44 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Sull originally in Brooke's Museum, London, and sold to the Leiden Zoological Museum, Netherlands. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern (LC) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Distinguishing characteristics: colour black with yellow and white patches on side and white belly. Dives without lifting tail. Blow not readily visible. Curved dorsal fin. Small beak. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unknown; determined as the Faroe Islands on the basis of the provenance of the subjective synonym eschrichtii Schlegel, by Gray (1846, Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet various fish, squid, and some crustaceans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: male 7-9' (2.2-2.7 m), female 6-9' (1.9-2.7 m), at birth 3 1/2' (1.1 m) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Northern East and West Atlantic Ocean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat inshore to mainly offshore [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat cold temperate to subpolar, mostly in deep water [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Calving: June to July; Weaning: 1.5 years [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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Lagenorhynchus acutus
Lagenorhynchus acutus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137100
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828). In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137100 on 2014-11-28
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