WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTasmacetus shepherdi Oliver, 1937

231433  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:231433)

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Species
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Oliver, W. R. B. (1937). Tasmacetus shepherdi: a new genus and species of beaked whale from New Zealand. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, London, Series B (3):371--381, pl. 1--5. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Beach at Ohawe, Taranaki, west coast of North...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Beach at Ohawe, Taranaki, west coast of North Island, New Zealand. [details]
Perrin, W. (2008). Tasmacetus shepherdi Oliver, 1937. In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=231433 on 2017-12-18

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original description Oliver, W. R. B. (1937). Tasmacetus shepherdi: a new genus and species of beaked whale from New Zealand. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, London, Series B (3):371--381, pl. 1--5. [details]   

basis of record Shirihai, H. (2002). A complete guide to Antarctic Wildlife: the Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the Southern Ocean. Alula Press FI 510 pp. [details]   

additional source 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 Perrin, W.F.; W├╝rsig, 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 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Skull and partial skeleton in the Wanganui Alexander Museum, New Zealand, from whale that stranded on 7 November 1933 and was collected by G. Shepherd and turned over to Oliver for description. Sex not determined. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Beach at Ohawe, Taranaki, west coast of North Island, New Zealand. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat cold temperate, oceanic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTasmanian beaked whaleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorShepherd's beaked whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortasmacete  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia bicuda de Shepherd  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de ShepherdChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin picudo de ShepherdChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena picuda de Shepherd  [details]