WoRMS taxon details

Kogia sima (Owen, 1866)

159025  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159025)

accepted
Species
Kogia simus (Owen, 1866) (Justified emendation of spelling to "sima" retains the authorship and date of the original name (IZCM 19.2).)
Physeter (Euphyseter) simus Owen, 1866· accepted, alternate representation
marine
Owen,[R.]. (1866). On some Indian Cetacea collected by Walter Elliot, Esq. Transactions of the Zoological Society, London 6(1);30, pl. 10--14. [details]   
Note Waltair, India  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Waltair, India [details]
Distribution Tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans.  
Distribution Tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Kogia sima (Owen, 1866). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159025 on 2018-11-19
Date
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2005-06-27 07:51:37Z
changed
2007-12-22 19:25:59Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description Owen,[R.]. (1866). On some Indian Cetacea collected by Walter Elliot, Esq. Transactions of the Zoological Society, London 6(1);30, pl. 10--14. [details]   

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

context source (HKRMS) Jefferson TA. (2005). Monitoring of Indo-Pacific Hampback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong waters - Data Analysis. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture &Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

basis of record 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. <em>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.</em> 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. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 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. <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> (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 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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Maio, N.; Pollaro, F.; Gasparro, A.; Petraccioli, A.; Mezzasalma, M.; Guariglia, M.; Galiero, G.; Di Nocera, F.; Iaccarino, D.; Santoro, M.; Insacco, G.; Guarino, F. M. (2017). New record of Dwarf Sperm Whale Kogia sima (Owen, 1866) from the Mediterranean Sea (Cetacea Kogiidae). <em>Biodiversity Journal.</em> 8(4): 947-950. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans. [details]

Holotype Skull in British Museum (Natural History), no. 1474c-73.6.25.2, presented by Sir Walter Elliot. [details]

Type locality Waltair, India [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans dwergpotvis  [details]
English snub-nosed cachalotdwarf sperm whalecachalote anão  [details]
French cachalot nain  [details]
German Kleinstpottwalkleiner Zwergpottwalkleiner Pottwal [from synonym]  [details]
Indonesian paus lodan kecil  [details]
Italian cogia di Owen [from synonym]cogia [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese オガワコマッコウogawa komakko kujira  [details]
Korean soe-hyang-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian mažasis nykštukinis kašalotas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Νάνος φυσητήρας  [details]
Polish kogia płaskonosa  [details]
Portuguese cachalote anao  [details]
Russian малый карликовый кашалоткашалот малютка [from synonym]malyi karlikovyi kashalot  [details]
Slovenian pritlikavi glavač [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish cachalote enano  [details]
Telugu wonga  [details]
Thai plawan hua thui khrae  [details]
Turkish cüce sperm balinası [from synonym]cüce ispermecet balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Малий карликовий кашалотКашалот малий карликовий  [details]