Cetacea taxon details

Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758

137116  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137116)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 75 [details]   
Note Northern seas of Europe and America.  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Northern seas of Europe and America. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137116 on 2018-05-25
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 75 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. 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. 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. 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 Reeves, R. R. and S. Tracey. (1980). Monodon monoceros. Mammalian Species 127:1--7. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Holotype None in existence; name based on the narwhal of whalers and authors. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened (NT) [details]

Type locality Northern seas of Europe and America. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Bulgarian Нарвалnаrvаl  [details]
Chukot kaipuuliak  [details]
Czech narval jednorohýnarval  [details]
Danish narhval  [details]
Dutch narwaleenhornvis  [details]
English unicornesea unicornsea canarynarwhalhorned whalehog  [details]
French narvallicorne de mer  [details]
German Narwal  [details]
Icelandic rödkammnarhvalurnahveliillhval  [details]
Inuktitut tugalik (W. Greenland)killalugaqAdlungwak  [details]
Italian narvalo  [details]
Japanese itsu kakuikkuka  [details]
Kalaallisut tugaliktauvarrusaluvak-kernartakqernertaqkillalugaqkelleluak-kakortokkelelluak-tuak  [details]
Lithuanian narvalas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Νάρβαλ  [details]
Norwegian narhvallighval  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål narhval  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk narkval  [details]
Polish narwal  [details]
Portuguese narval  [details]
Russian нарвал-единорогrogozubnarvaljedinorogh morskoiedinozubedinorog  [details]
Slovenian narval  [details]
Spanish narval  [details]
Swedish narvalenhornad hortand  [details]
Turkish narvaldenizgerdanideniz gerdani  [details]
Ukrainian однорігНарвал  [details]
Welsh morfil uncorn  [details]