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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804) 
AphiaID: 137121

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZiphiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon Gervais, 1850
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAodon dalei Lesson, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinorhynchus micropterus F. Cuvier, 1836 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinorhynchus sowerbyi Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus micropteron Tomilin, 1957 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus micropterus G. Cuvier, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus sowerbensis Blainville, 1817 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus sowerbi Eschricht, 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus sowerbyensis Eschricht, 1852 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus sowerbyi Desmarest, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon sowerbaei Bell, 1837 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon sowerbi Hamilton, 1837 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon sowerbyi Lesson, 1828 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodon dalei Lesson, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesodiodon sowerbyi Duvernoy, 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon sowerbensis Gervais, 1859 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon sowerbiensis J. A. Allen, 1869 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicropteron bidens Malm, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicropteron sowerbiensis Van Beneden, 1868 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNodus dalei Gray, 1850 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter bidens Sowerby, 1804 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZiphius sowerbiensis Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Sources  original description Sowerby, J. (1804). Transactions of the Linnaean Society, London 7:310. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelig næbhval  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspitsdolfijnUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone spitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSowerby's beaked whaleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea beaked whaleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic beaked whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodon de SowerbyChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin de HâvreChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin de DaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine à bec de Sowerby  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSowerbys WalChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlosser  [details]
Icelandic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsvinhvalur  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodonte di Sowerby  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoratlantinis dvidantis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΔίδοντο μεσόπλοδον  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspidshvalen  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspisshvalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordspisshval  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspisskvalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordspisskval  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorремнезуб атлантическийChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorremnezub soverbiChecked: verified by a taxonomic editoratlanticheski remhezub  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsowerbyjev dvozob  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de SowerbyChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballenato de hoccico de Sowerby  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSowerbys näbbval  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкит СовербиUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАтлантичний ремнезуб  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlankenberge [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDunkerque [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern North Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (186 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype "A stranded male, skull only preserved, originally in Sowerby's museum [,]now in the museum of the University of Oxford; collected 1800 by Mr. James Brodie" (Hershkovitz, 1966).  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPredators None known. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Brodie House, Elginshire, Scotland, U.K. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet squid and small fish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: male 18' (5.5 m), female 16 1/2' (5 m), at birth 8' (2.4 m) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Atlantic (Eastern and Western), including North sea; considered rare in Canadian waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat also in shelf areas [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat offshore [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137121
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804). In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137121 on 2014-09-18
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