WoRMS taxon details

Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

137122  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137122)

Nodus densirostris Galbreath, 1963 · unaccepted (synonym)
Ziphius sechellensis Gray, 1846 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, terrestrial
Blainville, H. de. (1817). In: [Desmarest, A. G.]. <em>Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle.</em> 9.
page(s): 178 [details]   
Note Unknown.  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Unknown. [details]
Distribution circum-global  
Distribution circum-global [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic  
Distribution Western Atlantic [details]
Fordyce, E.; Perrin, W.F. (2023). World Cetacea Database. Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137122 on 2023-09-22
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z

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original description Blainville, H. de. (1817). In: [Desmarest, A. G.]. <em>Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle.</em> 9.
page(s): 178 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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 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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H.L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéque, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C.W.; Mooney, T.A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L.K.; Rice, A.N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Sprie, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M.J.G. Underwater Soniferous Behavior Trait Provided in the World Register of Marine Species. <em>(In preparation).</em>  [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Habitat warm-temperate and tropical, mostly offshore but also around oceanic islands. [details]

Holotype Distal 9 inches of rostrum, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, no. CAC A.3553, of unknown origin. [details]

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

Type locality Unknown. [details]

From other sources
Distribution circum-global [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic [details]
Afrikaans Blainville-snoetwalvis  [details]
Dutch spitssnuitdolfijn van De Blainvillespitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English tropical beaked whalepaus Blainvilleidense-beaked whalecow-fishBlainville's beaked whale  [details]
French mesoplodon de Blainvilledioplodon densirostrebaleine bécunebaleine à bec de Blainville  [details]
German Blainville-ZweizahnwalBlainville-Schnabelwal  [details]
Italian mesoplodonte di De Blainville  [details]
Japanese コブハクジラkobuha kujira  [details]
Korean hog-buri-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian Blenvilio dvidantis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Πυκνόρυγχο μεσόπλοδον  [details]
Portuguese baleia bicuda de Blainville  [details]
Russian ремнезуб блэнвиляremneub Blainvillya  [details]
Slovenian Blainvillov dvozob  [details]
Spanish zifio de Blainvilleballenato de hoccico de Blainvilleballena picuda de Blainvilleballena picuda  [details]
Swedish Blainvilles näbbval  [details]
Ukrainian Ремнезуб Бленвіля  [details]