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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaperea marginata (Gray, 1846) 
AphiaID: 231424

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 editorMysticeti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobalaenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaperea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaperea Gray, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena antipodarum Gray, 1864 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalaena marginata Gray, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaperea antipodarum Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobalaena marginata Gray, 1870 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror, 1(Mammalia):48, pl. 1, fig. 1 (baleen). [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordwergnoordkapper  [details]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordwergvalvis  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpygmy whaleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpygmy right whale  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine pygméeChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine franche pigmeeChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleine franche naine  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZwergglattwal  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkosemi kujira  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordvergretthval  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbaleia verdadeira ana  [details]
Russian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgladkyi kit  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorballena franca pygmea  [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 editorAntarctica [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWorld Oceans [details]
From other sources
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [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 Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (60 nucleotides; 84 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Three baleen plates, British Museum (Natural History), nos. 339a, b and c; presented by Mr. J. Warwick. [details]

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

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Western Australia [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal and oceanic [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Pygmy right whale (Caperea marginata)
Pygmy right whale (Cap...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:231424
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-05-17 09:54:26Z  created  Charbonneau, Danny
2007-12-22 19:25:59Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Caperea marginata (Gray, 1846). 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=231424 on 2014-09-03
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