WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon mirus True, 1913

137126  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137126)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon mirum True, 1913 (improper ending)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
True, F. W. (1913) Description of Mesoplodon mirum, a beaked whale recently discovered on the coast of North Carolina. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 45:651--6 57, pl. 52--57. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Bird Island shoal, Beaufort Harbor, North...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Bird Island shoal, Beaufort Harbor, North Carolina, U.S.A., North Atlantic. [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Temperate waters of both sides of the North...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Temperate waters of both sides of the North Atlantic, and temperate waters of the Southern Hemisphere (known from South Africa and Australia). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution scattered in all oceans  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution scattered in all oceans [details]
Perrin, W. (2008). Mesoplodon mirus True, 1913. In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137126 on 2017-12-17

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-12-24 20:10:49Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description True, F. W. (1913) Description of Mesoplodon mirum, a beaked whale recently discovered on the coast of North Carolina. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 45:651--6 57, pl. 52--57. [details]   

basis of record Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 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., 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 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]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Temperate waters of both sides of the North Atlantic, and temperate waters of the Southern Hemisphere (known from South Africa and Australia). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Skull, partial postcranial skeleton, and cast of body and head, U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, no. 17509, collected July 26, 1912 by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Bird Island shoal, Beaufort Harbor, North Carolina, U.S.A., North Atlantic. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution scattered in all oceans [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassicauda anthonyi Chabaud, 1962 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrue-snoetwalvis  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrue's beaked whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodon de TrueChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine à bec de True  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrue-ZweizahnwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrue-Wal  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodonte di True  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜεσόπλοδον του Τρου  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordziobowal Truego  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia bicuda de True  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorремнезуб тру  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorseverni dvozob  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de TrueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorballenato hocicudo de True  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrues näbbval  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrue iki dişli balinasıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrue gagalı balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРемнезуб Тру  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorfil gylfinog True  [details]