WoRMS taxon details

Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

137123  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137123)

accepted
Species
marine
Gervais, P. (1855). Histoire naturelle des Mamifères. L. Curmer, Paris. 2. Ordre des Cétacés:314--331.
page(s): 320 [details]   
Note English Channel  
From editor or global species database
Type locality English Channel [details]
Distribution Warm-temperate to tropical waters of Atlantic.  
Distribution Warm-temperate to tropical waters of Atlantic. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137123 on 2018-05-22
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
checked

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


original description Gervais, P. (1855). Histoire naturelle des Mamifères. L. Curmer, Paris. 2. Ordre des Cétacés:314--331.
page(s): 320 [details]   

original description  (ofNodus europaeus Hershkovitz, 1961) Hershkovitz, P. (1961). On the nomenclature of certain whales. Fieldiana Zoology. 39: 547-565. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Culik, B. 2000. Convention on Migratory Species: Whales and Dolphins., available online at http://www.wcmc.org.uk/cms/reports/small_cetaceans/data/K_sima/K_sima.htm [details]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Norman, S. A. and J. G. Mead. (2001). Mesoplodon europaeus. Mammalian Species 688:1--5. [details]   

additional source Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source  (ofMesoplodon densirostris Gunther, 1955) King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMesoplodon densirostris Gunther, 1955) Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source  (ofMesoplodon densirostris Gunther, 1955) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Warm-temperate to tropical waters of Atlantic. [details]

Holotype "Skull only, in Caen Museum; found floating in the English Channel and retrieved by a ship's captain; presented to M. Deslongchamps père through M. Vautier" (Hershkovitz, 1966). [details]

IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Type locality English Channel [details]

From other sources
Habitat oceanic [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Europese spitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English Gulf Stream beaked whaleGervais' beaked whaleEuropean beaked whale  [details]
French mesoplodon d'Europemesoplodon de Gervaisbaleine à bec de Gervais  [details]
German Gervais-ZweizahnwalEuropäischer Schnabelwal  [details]
Italian mesoplodonte di Gervais  [details]
Japanese コブハクジラ [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian antilinis dvidantis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Πυκνόρυγχο Μεσόπλοδον [from synonym]Ευρωπαϊκό μεσόπλοδον  [details]
Polish dziobowal europejskidziobowal Blainville'a [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese baleia bicuda de Gervais  [details]
Russian антильский ремнезуб  [details]
Spanish zifio de las Antillaszifio de Gervaisballenato hocicudo de Gervaisballenato hocicudo de Blainville [from synonym]ballena picuda de Gervais  [details]
Swedish Gervais näbbval  [details]
Turkish sık dişli gagalı balinası [from synonym]sık dişli gagalı balina [from synonym]gervais iki dişli balinasıavrupa gagalı balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Ремнезуб Бленвіля [from synonym]Ремнезуб антильськийкит ЖервеАнтильський ремнезуб  [details]