Cetacea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena sinus Norris & McFarland, 1958 
AphiaID: 343897

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoenidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhocoena G. Cuvier, 1816
Sources  original description Norris, K. S. and W. N. McFarland. (1958). A new harbor porpoise of the genus Phocoena from the Gulf of California. Journal of Mammalogy 39:22--39. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvaquitaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of California harbor porpoise  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvaquitaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormarsouin du golfe de Californie  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkogashira nezumi iruka  [details]
Russian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkaliforniyskaya morskaya svinya  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvaquita marinaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorvaquitaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormarsopa de Golfo de CaliforniaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcochito  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of California
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of California [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (17 nucleotides; 15 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Skull in Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A., no. 120933, collected March 18, 1950 by Kenneth S. Norris. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Northeast shore of Punta San Felipe, Baja California Norte, Gulf of California (Mar de Cortez), Mexico. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Vaquita (Phocoena sinus) in the Gulf of California, Mexico
Vaquita (Phocoena sinu...
Vaquita (Phocoena sinus) in the Gulf of California, Mexico.  Note large triangular dorsal fin, unlike that of other porpoises.
Vaquita (Phocoena sinu...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:343897
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-04-11 11:37:23Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Phocoena sinus Norris & McFarland, 1958. In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database at http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=343897 on 2014-09-17