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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855) 
AphiaID: 137123

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 editorZiphiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon Gervais, 1850
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDioplodon europaeus Gervais, 1855 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDioplodon gervaisi Deslongchamps, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon densirostris Gunther, 1955 (misidentification)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon gervaisi Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoziphius europaeus Gray, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNodus europaeus Hershkovitz, 1961 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gervais, P. (1855). Histoire naturelle des Mamifères. L. Curmer, Paris. 2. Ordre des Cétacés:314--331.
page(s): 320 [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropese spitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf Stream beaked whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGervais' beaked whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean beaked whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodon d'EuropeChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodon de GervaisChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine à bec de Gervais  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGervais-ZweizahnwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropäischer Schnabelwal  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodonte di Gervais  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorantilinis dvidantis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠυκνόρυγχο Μεσόπλοδον [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΕυρωπαϊκό μεσόπλοδον  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordziobowal europejskiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordziobowal Blainville'a [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia bicuda de Gervais  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorантильский ремнезуб  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de las AntillasChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de GervaisUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorballenato hocicudo de GervaisUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorballenato hocicudo de Blainville [from synonym]Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena picuda de Gervais  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGervais näbbval  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsık dişli gagalı balinası [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsık dişli gagalı balina [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgervais iki dişli balinasıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoravrupa gagalı balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРемнезуб Бленвіля [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРемнезуб антильськийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкит ЖервеUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАнтильський ремнезуб  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West 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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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 Biodiversity Heritage Library (54 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (33 nucleotides; 110 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 editorDistribution Warm-temperate to tropical waters of Atlantic. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype "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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality English Channel [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat oceanic [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 24)
Van Beneden & Gerv...
Mesoplodon europaeus
Mesoplodon europaeus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137123
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). Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855). 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=137123 on 2014-09-22
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