Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776)

159023

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159023

accepted
Species
marine
Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis. 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote North Cape, Norway  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality North Cape, Norway [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution  Eastern and Western North Atlantic Ocean  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution  Eastern and Western North Atlantic Ocean [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality North Cape, Norway  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality North Cape, Norway [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution temperate and subpolar waters of North Atlantic  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution temperate and subpolar waters of North Atlantic [details]
Perrin, W. (2009). Eubalaena glacialis (Müller, 1776). In: Perrin, W.F. (2017). World Cetacea Database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159023 on 2017-11-19

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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis. 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record 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 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 Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Carwardine, M., E. Hoyt, R. E. Fordyce and P. Gill. 1998. Whales, dolphins and porpoises. Time-Life Books. Nature Company Guides, USA. 288 p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p. [details]   

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Copepods (largely of the genera Calanus and Pseudocalanus) and krill. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution  Eastern and Western North Atlantic Ocean [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype None, based on the North Atlantic "sild-qval," "lille-hval," or "Nord-Kaper" of Norwegian whalers and reference to Egede (1742)Des alten Grönlandes Naturell-historie, Kopenhagen, Chapter 6. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Endangered (EN) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Distinguishing characteristics: craggy patches on head called "callosities" used to identify individuals. Lift large, all black tail when diving. Blow readily visible-6 m (20') v-shaped. No dorsal fin. Large lower lips, narrow rostrum, broad throat without throat pleats. Black to mottled grey, white scarring, white belly patches in 30% of individuals.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Approximately one-third of all right whale mortality is caused by human activities (NOAA,NMFS-NE-162). Young animals, ages 0-4 years, are the most vunerable [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Wintering and calving in Decmeber to March in Georgia/Florida waters. Summer feeding and nursery grounds in New England waters, Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf. Weaning is at one year. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality North Cape, Norway [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: male 49-54' (14.9-16.4 m), female 51-60' (15.5-18.3 m), at birth 16' + (4.9 m+) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution temperate and subpolar waters of North Atlantic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat inshore and offshore [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriapocephalus grandis Nybelin, 1922 (parasite)
LanguageName 
Basque Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsardaco-baleac  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЮжен китUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryuzhen kit  [details]
Catalan Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbalena basca  [details]
Czech Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvelryba černáChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorveloryba biskeyská  [details]
Danish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsvarthvalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordkaperChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornordhvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornoordkaperChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbiscayrhval  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornoordkaper  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern right whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic right whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornordcaperChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorblack right whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiscayan right whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsardeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine franche noireChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine franche de BiscayeChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine d'IslandeChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine des BasquesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine de Biscaye  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNordkaperUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNordatlantischer GlattwalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNordatlantische GlattwalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEiswalfischChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiskayerwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantischer Nordkaper  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsljettbakurChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorhafurkitti  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalena nera Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalena franca nordatlanticaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbalena francaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbalena dei Baschi  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpietinis banginis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΝότια σωστή φάλαινα  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsildualUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordkarper Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornordkaperChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornordhvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorliljehvalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorid  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordkaper  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordkaper  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwieloryb biskajski  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia franca negra  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкит южныйUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornastoiashchii Atlanticheskii kitChecked: verified by a taxonomic editornastoiashchii Atlanticheskii kitChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoriuzhnyi kitChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbiskai kit  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiskajski kit  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvallenaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena vizcayaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena vascaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena francaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorballena de los vascosChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena con bonete  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editornordcapereChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorishafs hvalfisk  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuzul balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПівденний китUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКит південний  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorfil y basgiaid  [details]