WoRMS taxon details

Phocoena sinus Norris & McFarland, 1958

343897  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:343897)

accepted
Species
marine
Norris, K. S. and W. N. McFarland. (1958). A new harbor porpoise of the genus <i>Phocoena</i> from the Gulf of California. Journal of Mammalogy 39:22--39. [details]   
Note Northeast shore of Punta San Felipe, Baja...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Northeast shore of Punta San Felipe, Baja California Norte, Gulf of California (Mar de Cortez), Mexico. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Phocoena sinus Norris & McFarland, 1958. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=343897 on 2018-12-12
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2008-04-11 11:37:23Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description Norris, K. S. and W. N. McFarland. (1958). A new harbor porpoise of the genus <i>Phocoena</i> from the Gulf of California. Journal of Mammalogy 39:22--39. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [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.; 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 Brownell, R. L., Jr. (1983). Phocoena sinus. Mammalian Species 198:1--3. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Holotype Skull in Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A., no. 120933, collected March 18, 1950 by Kenneth S. Norris. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered (CR) [details]

Type locality Northeast shore of Punta San Felipe, Baja California Norte, Gulf of California (Mar de Cortez), Mexico. [details]

From other sources
Habitat coastal [details]
 

LanguageName 
English vaquitaGulf of California harbor porpoise  [details]
French vaquitamarsouin du golfe de Californie  [details]
Japanese kogashira nezumi iruka  [details]
Russian kaliforniyskaya morskaya svinya  [details]
Spanish vaquita marinavaquitamarsopa de Golfo de Californiacochito  [details]