WoRMS taxon details

Eubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818)

254974  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254974)

Balaena alutiensis Beddard, 1900 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaena australis Flower, 1885 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaena culammak Gray, 1870 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaena cullamach Cope, 1868 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaena cullamacha Beddard, 1900 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaena japonica Lacépède, 1804 · unaccepted (basionym)
Balaena kuliomoch Chamisso, 1825 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaena lunulata Lacépède, 1818 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaena sieboldii Gray, 1864 · unaccepted (synonym)
Balaenoptera antarctica Temminck, 1841 · unaccepted (lapsus for Balaena (not p. 21,...)  
lapsus for Balaena (not p. 21, pl. 30 (= Megaptera novaeangliae)
Eubalaena sieboldii Gray, 1868 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, terrestrial
Lacépède, B. G. E. (1818). Sur les cétacées de mers voisines du Japon. Mem. Mus. d'Hist. Nat., Paris. 4.
page(s): 469, 473 [details]   
Note Japan  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Japan [details]
Distribution temperate and subpolar waters of North Pacific  
Distribution temperate and subpolar waters of North Pacific [details]
Fordyce, E.; Perrin, W.F. (2023). World Cetacea Database. Eubalaena japonica (Lacépède, 1818). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254974 on 2023-09-24
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original description Lacépède, B. G. E. (1818). Sur les cétacées de mers voisines du Japon. Mem. Mus. d'Hist. Nat., Paris. 4.
page(s): 469, 473 [details]   

basis of record 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 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.; 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
Holotype Description based on a colored figure by a Japanese artist. [details]

IUCN Red List Category subpopulation Northeast Pacific right whale : Critically Endangered (CR) [details]

IUCN Red List Category Endangered (EN) [details]

Type locality Japan [details]

From other sources
Distribution temperate and subpolar waters of North Pacific [details]
Aleut kuliomochcullamach  [details]
Dutch grote oceaannoordkaper  [details]
English Pacific right whalenorthwest whaleNorth Pacific right whaleblack right whale  [details]
French baleine japonaisebaleine du Japon  [details]
Georgian kuliomokhguliogadokh  [details]
German NordwestwalJapanwal  [details]
Japanese セミクジラsemi kujirasebi kujirako kujira  [details]
Korean bubgang-ginsuyeom-gorae  [details]
Russian yaponskii kitnastoiashchii kit  [details]
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