Statistics

Number of records in Cetacea.
  • All taxa: number of marine [M] & non-fossil [nF] scientific names at all ranks (sum of species, genera, families,..., accepted and synonyms).
  • All species: number of marine [M] & non-fossil [nF] species (sum of accepted and synonyms) within the specific rank.
  • Acc. species: number of accepted marine [M] & non-fossil [nF] species within the specific rank.
  • Acc. species: number of accepted non-marine [nM] & non-fossil [nF] species within the specific rank.
  • Checked taxa: number of marine [M] & non-fossil [nF] scientific names (%) that have been checked by a Taxonomic Editor.


  all taxa
[M, nF]
   all species
[M, nF]
   acc. species
[M, nF]
   acc. species
[nM, nF]
   checked taxa
[M, nF]
  Superfamily Mysticeti 328213 140 328 (100 %)
    Family Balaenidae 10375 40 103 (100 %)
    Family Balaenopteridae 199130 80 199 (100 %)
    Family Eschrichtiidae 94 10 9 (100 %)
    Family Mysticeti incertae sedis 21 00 2 (100 %)
    Family Neobalaenidae 53 10 5 (100 %)
  Superfamily Odontoceti 1 234890 753 1 234 (100 %)
    Family Delphinidae 749590 380 749 (100 %)
    Family Iniidae 62 12 6 (100 %)
    Family Kogiidae 2315 20 23 (100 %)
    Family Lipotidae 10 01 1 (100 %)
    Family Monodontidae 5133 20 51 (100 %)
    Family Phocoenidae 9360 70 93 (100 %)
    Family Physeteridae 5637 10 56 (100 %)
    Family Platanistidae 52 10 5 (100 %)
    Family Pontoporiidae 95 10 9 (100 %)
    Family Ziphiidae 185135 220 185 (100 %)

    Loading...



    Loading...



    Loading...

Discovery rate



    Loading...
Discovery statistics

Authors describing most species during last decade



    Loading...
Discovery statistics

Citations (Google scholar)

Citations for "World Cetacea Database":

47


[view publications]