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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia sima (Owen, 1866) 
AphiaID: 159025

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 editorPhyseteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia Gray, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallignathus simus Gill, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKogia simus (Owen, 1866) (Justified emendation of spelling to "sima" retains the authorship and date of the original name (IZCM 19.2).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter (Euphyseter) simus Owen, 1866
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyseter simus Owen, 1866 (basionym)
Sources  original description Owen,[R.]. (1866). On some Indian Cetacea collected by Walter Elliot, Esq. Transactions of the Zoological Society, London 6(1);30, pl. 10--14. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordwergpotvis  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsnub-nosed cachalotChecked: verified by a taxonomic editordwarf sperm whaleChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorcachalote anão  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorcachalot nain  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKleinstpottwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleiner ZwergpottwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleiner Pottwal [from synonym]  [details]
Indonesian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpaus lodan kecil  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcogia di Owen [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcogia [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorogawa komakko kujira  [details]
Korean Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsoe-hyang-gorae  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormažasis nykštukinis kašalotas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΝάνος φυσητήρας  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkogia płaskonosa  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorcachalote anao  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorмалый карликовый кашалотUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкашалот малютка [from synonym]Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormalyi karlikovyi kashalot  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpritlikavi glavač [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcachalote enano  [details]
Telugu Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorwonga  [details]
Thai Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplawan hua thui khrae  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcüce sperm balinası [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcüce ispermecet balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМалий карликовий кашалотUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКашалот малий карликовий  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (210 nucleotides; 168 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 editorDistribution Tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Skull in British Museum (Natural History), no. 1474c-73.6.25.2, presented by Sir Walter Elliot. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Waltair, India [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 tropical to warm temperate, mostly offshore [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Kogia sima
Kogia sima
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159025
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2005-06-27 07:51:37Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2007-12-22 19:25:59Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  checked  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Kogia sima (Owen, 1866). 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=159025 on 2014-08-21
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