Cetacea taxon details

Mesoplodon traversii (Gray, 1874)

254993  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254993)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Helden, A. L. van, A. N. Baker, M. L. Dalebout, J. C. Reyes, K. Van Waerebeek and C. Scott Baker. (2002). Resurrection of Mesoplodon traversii, senior synonym of M. bahamondi Reyes, Van Waerebeek, Cárdenas and Yáñez, 1995 (Cetacea: Ziphiidae). Marine Mammal Science 18:609--621. [details]   
Note Pitt Island, Chatham Islands (44 degrees 17...  
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Type locality Pitt Island, Chatham Islands (44 degrees 17 minutes S latitude, 176 degrees 15 minutes W longitude). [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Mesoplodon traversii (Gray, 1874). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254993 on 2018-07-17
Date
action
by
2007-12-24 20:10:49Z
created
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
checked

original description Helden, A. L. van, A. N. Baker, M. L. Dalebout, J. C. Reyes, K. Van Waerebeek and C. Scott Baker. (2002). Resurrection of Mesoplodon traversii, senior synonym of M. bahamondi Reyes, Van Waerebeek, Cárdenas and Yáñez, 1995 (Cetacea: Ziphiidae). Marine Mammal Science 18:609--621. [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.; 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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source  (ofMesoplodon layardii Hector, 1878) King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source  (ofMesoplodon ginkgodens Baker & van Helden, 1999) King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source  (ofMesoplodon ginkgodens Baker & van Helden, 1999) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Holotype Mandible in Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, no. NMNZ 546, collected in 1872 by H. H. Travers. [details]

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

Type locality Pitt Island, Chatham Islands (44 degrees 17 minutes S latitude, 176 degrees 15 minutes W longitude). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch spade-tand spitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English spade-toothed beaked whale  [details]
French baleine à bec de Travers  [details]
Spanish zifio de Travers  [details]