WoRMS taxon details

Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828)

137100  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137100)

accepted
Species
marine
Gray, J. E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica. Part 1.
page(s): 2 [details]   
Note Unknown; determined as the Faroe Islands on...  
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Type locality Unknown; determined as the Faroe Islands on the basis of the provenance of the subjective synonym eschrichtii Schlegel, by Gray (1846, Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror) [details]
Distribution Northern East and West Atlantic Ocean  
Distribution Northern East and West Atlantic Ocean [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137100 on 2018-04-22
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original description Gray, J. E. (1828). Original figures and short systematic descriptions of new and unfigured animals. Spicilegia Zoologica. Part 1.
page(s): 2 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Carwardine, M., E. Hoyt, R. E. Fordyce and P. Gill. 1998. Whales, dolphins and porpoises. Time-Life Books. Nature Company Guides, USA. 288 p. [details]   

additional source 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 Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 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. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Holotype Sull originally in Brooke's Museum, London, and sold to the Leiden Zoological Museum, Netherlands. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Least Concern (LC) [details]

Morphology Distinguishing characteristics: colour black with yellow and white patches on side and white belly. Dives without lifting tail. Blow not readily visible. Curved dorsal fin. Small beak. [details]

Type locality Unknown; determined as the Faroe Islands on the basis of the provenance of the subjective synonym eschrichtii Schlegel, by Gray (1846, Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror) [details]

From other sources
Diet various fish, squid, and some crustaceans [details]

Dimensions Length: male 7-9' (2.2-2.7 m), female 6-9' (1.9-2.7 m), at birth 3 1/2' (1.1 m) [details]

Distribution Northern East and West Atlantic Ocean [details]

Habitat inshore to mainly offshore [details]

Habitat cold temperate to subpolar, mostly in deep water [details]

Reproduction Calving: June to July; Weaning: 1.5 years [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish kvaessingHvidskjaevings-Springerenhvidskævinghvidskaering  [details]
Dutch witzijdolfijnwitzijdedolfijnwitflankdolfijn  [details]
English skunk porpoisejumperEschricht's dolphinAtlantic white-sided dolphin  [details]
French dauphin à flancs blancs de l' Atlantique  [details]
German WeißseitendelfinSpringernordischer Dolphinnordischer Delfin  [details]
Icelandic leiftur  [details]
Italian lagenorinco acuto  [details]
Lithuanian Atlanto baltašonis delfinasatlantinis baltašonis delfinas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Λαγηνόρυγχος του Ατλαντικού  [details]
Norwegian springhvalhvitskjeringhvidskjaevingen  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kvitskjeving  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kvitskjeving  [details]
Polish delfin białoboki  [details]
Russian атлантический белобокий дельфинostrorylyi delfinbelobokyi delfin  [details]
Slovenian Atlantski pisani delfin  [details]
Spanish delfín de flancos blancos del Atlánticodelfín de flancos blancosdelfín atlántico de flancos blancos  [details]
Swedish vitsiding  [details]
Turkish Atlantik beyaz yanlı yunusu  [details]
Ukrainian Дельфін атлантичний білобокийАтлантичний білобокий дельфін  [details]
Welsh dolffin ystlyswyn  [details]