Cetacea taxon details

Mesoplodon mirus True, 1913

137126  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137126)

accepted
Species
Mesoplodon mirum True, 1913 (improper ending)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
True, F. W. (1913) Description of Mesoplodon mirum, a beaked whale recently discovered on the coast of North Carolina. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 45:651--6 57, pl. 52--57. [details]   
Note Bird Island shoal, Beaufort Harbor, North...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Bird Island shoal, Beaufort Harbor, North Carolina, U.S.A., North Atlantic. [details]
Distribution Temperate waters of both sides of the North Atlantic, and temperate waters of the Southern Hemisphere (known from South...  
Distribution Temperate waters of both sides of the North Atlantic, and temperate waters of the Southern Hemisphere (known from South Africa and Australia). [details]

Distribution scattered in all oceans  
Distribution scattered in all oceans [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Mesoplodon mirus True, 1913. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137126 on 2018-11-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description True, F. W. (1913) Description of Mesoplodon mirum, a beaked whale recently discovered on the coast of North Carolina. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 45:651--6 57, pl. 52--57. [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record 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 van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Temperate waters of both sides of the North Atlantic, and temperate waters of the Southern Hemisphere (known from South Africa and Australia). [details]

Holotype Skull, partial postcranial skeleton, and cast of body and head, U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, no. 17509, collected July 26, 1912 by U.S. Bureau of Fisheries. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Type locality Bird Island shoal, Beaufort Harbor, North Carolina, U.S.A., North Atlantic. [details]

From other sources
Distribution scattered in all oceans [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans True-snoetwalvis  [details]
English True's beaked whale  [details]
French mesoplodon de Truebaleine à bec de True  [details]
German True-ZweizahnwalTrue-Wal  [details]
Italian mesoplodonte di True  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Μεσόπλοδον του Τρου  [details]
Polish dziobowal Truego  [details]
Portuguese baleia bicuda de True  [details]
Russian ремнезуб тру  [details]
Slovenian severni dvozob  [details]
Spanish zifio de Trueballenato hocicudo de True  [details]
Swedish Trues näbbval  [details]
Turkish True iki dişli balinasıTrue gagalı balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Ремнезуб Тру  [details]
Welsh morfil gylfinog True  [details]