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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817) 
AphiaID: 137122

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 editorDelphinus densirostris Blainville, 1817 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNodus densirostris Galbreath, 1963 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZiphius sechellensis Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Sources  original description Blainville, H. de (1817). In [Desmarest, A. G.] Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle 9.
page(s): 178 [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlainville-snoetwalvis  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorspitssnuitdolfijn van De BlainvilleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortropical beaked whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorpaus BlainvilleiChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordense-beaked whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcow-fishChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlainville's beaked whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodon de BlainvilleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordioplodon densirostreChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine bécuneChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine à bec de Blainville  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlainville-ZweizahnwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlainville-Schnabelwal  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodonte di De Blainville  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkobuha kujira  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorhog-buri-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlenvilio dvidantis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠυκνόρυγχο μεσόπλοδον  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia bicuda de Blainville  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorремнезуб блэнвиляChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorremneub Blainvillya  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlainvillov dvozob  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de BlainvilleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballenato de hoccico de BlainvilleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena picuda de BlainvilleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena picuda  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlainvilles näbbval  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРемнезуб Бленвіля  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacific Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (69 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 editorHabitat warm-temperate and tropical, mostly offshore but also around oceanic islands. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Distal 9 inches of rostrum, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, no. CAC A.3553, of unknown origin. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unknown. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-global [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Van Beneden & Gervais (1880, pl. 25)
Van Beneden & Gerv...
Mesoplodon densirostris
Mesoplodon densirostris
Mesoplodon densirostris
Mesoplodon densirostris
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137122
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 densirostris (de Blainville, 1817). 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=137122 on 2014-09-03
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