Cetacea taxon details

Mesoplodon perrini Dalebout, Mead, Baker, Baker & van Helden, 2002

Mesoplodon hectori Mead, 1981 (misidentification)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Dalebout, M. L., J. G. Mead, C. Scott Baker, A. N. Baker and A. L. van Helden. (2002). A new species of beaked whale Mesoplodon perrini sp. n. (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) discovered through phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial DNA sequences. Marine Mammal Science 18:577--608. [details]   
Note Carlsbad, California, U.S.A., 33 degrees 7...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Carlsbad, California, U.S.A., 33 degrees 7 minutes N latitude, 117 degrees 20 minutes W longitude. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Mesoplodon perrini Dalebout, Mead, Baker, Baker & van Helden, 2002. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254992 on 2018-09-24
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original description Dalebout, M. L., J. G. Mead, C. Scott Baker, A. N. Baker and A. L. van Helden. (2002). A new species of beaked whale Mesoplodon perrini sp. n. (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) discovered through phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial DNA sequences. Marine Mammal Science 18:577--608. [details]   

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 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.; W├╝rsig, 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 
 

From editor or global species database
IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Specimen Skull and skeleton of adult male stranded in Carlsbad, California of Sept. 9, 1978, in U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, no. 504853. [details]

Type locality Carlsbad, California, U.S.A., 33 degrees 7 minutes N latitude, 117 degrees 20 minutes W longitude. [details]

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Habitat oceanic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Perrin's beaked whaleCalifornia beaked whale  [details]