Cetacea taxon details

Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofDelphinus heavisidii Gray, 1828) Gray, J. E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica. 1-48.
page(s): 2 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note Cape of Good Hope, South Africa  
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Type locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [details]
Distribution East South Atlantic off SW Africa  
Distribution East South Atlantic off SW Africa [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254978 on 2018-09-23
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original description  (ofDelphinus heavisidii Gray, 1828) Gray, J. E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica. 1-48.
page(s): 2 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Holotype Mounted skin and skull, originally in the museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, now in British Museum (Natural History), London; collected by by Captain Haviside. [details]

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

Type locality Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [details]

From other sources
Distribution East South Atlantic off SW Africa [details]

Habitat coastal [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans Heaviside-dolfyn  [details]
English Heaviside's dolphinHaviside's dolphin  [details]
French dauphin de Heaviside  [details]
Spanish delfín de Heaviside  [details]