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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon hectori (Gray, 1871) 
AphiaID: 137125

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 editorBerardius hectori Gray, 1871 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon hectori Flower, 1878 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesoplodon knoxi Hector, 1873 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaikea hectori Oliver, 1922 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1871). Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4)8:117. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHector-snoetwalvis  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHector's beaked whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormesoplodon de HectorChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine à bec de Hector  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia bicuda de Hector  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorzifio de HectorChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfin picudo de HectorChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena picuda de HectorChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena de picuda de Hector  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Southern Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSubantarctic Waters [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWorld Oceans [details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (43 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 Skull from stranding in 1866, in British Museum (Natural History), London, no. 1677b-76.2.16.3 [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Titai Bay, Cook Strait, New Zealand. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat cool temperate, oceanic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137125
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 hectori (Gray, 1871). 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=137125 on 2014-10-25
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