WoRMS taxon details

Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874

137095  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137095)

Delphinus intermedius Gray, 1827 · unaccepted (preoccupied)
Ferasa attenuate Gray, 1875 · unaccepted (Spelling mistake)
Feresa intermedia Gray, 1871 · unaccepted (preoccupied)
Feresa occulta Jones & Packard, 1956 · unaccepted (synonym)
Feresia attenuata Flower, 1884 · unaccepted (synonym)
Feresia intermedia Flower, 1884 · unaccepted (synonym)
Grampus intermedius Gray, 1843 · unaccepted (synonym)
Orca intermedia Gray, 1846 · unaccepted (preoccupied)
marine, terrestrial
Gray J.E. (1874). Description of the skull of a new species of dolphin (Feresa attenuata). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14:238-239. [details]   
Note Unknown  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Unknown [details]
Distribution in all oceans  
Distribution in all oceans [details]
Fordyce, E.; Perrin, W.F. (2024). World Cetacea Database. Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137095 on 2024-04-17
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z

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original description Gray J.E. (1874). Description of the skull of a new species of dolphin (Feresa attenuata). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14:238-239. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. <em>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.</em> 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. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 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. <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> (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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Holotype Skull in British Museum (Natural History), no. 1672a- [details]

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

Type locality Unknown [details]

From other sources
Distribution in all oceans [details]

Habitat tropical and subtropical, oceanic [details]
Afrikaans dwergmoordvis  [details]
Dutch dwerggriend  [details]
English slender blackfishpygmy killer whaleferesablackfish  [details]
French orque pygmée  [details]
German Zwerggrindwal  [details]
Italian feresa  [details]
Japanese ユメゴンドウyume-gondo  [details]
Korean deul-goyang-i-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian nykštukinė orka  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Πυγμαία όρκα  [details]
Polish orka mała  [details]
Portuguese orca ana  [details]
Russian косатка карликовая  [details]
Slovenian pritlikava orka  [details]
Spanish orca pymeaorca pigmeaballena asesina pigmea  [details]
Turkish cüce katil balina  [details]
Ukrainian Косатка карликоваКарликова косатка  [details]