BeRMS taxon details

Delphinidae Gray, 1821

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Genus Delphinus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Delphinus delphis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Delphinus acutus Gray, 1828 accepted as Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) (synonym)
  » Species Delphinus albirostris Gray, 1846 accepted as Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) (basionym)
  » Species Delphinus coeruleoalbus Meyen, 1833 accepted as Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) (basionym)
  » Species Delphinus griseus G. Cuvier, 1812 accepted as Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) (synonym)
  » Species Delphinus leucas Pallas, 1776 accepted as Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) (basionym)
  » Species Delphinus melas Traill, 1809 accepted as Globicephala melas (Traill, 1809) (synonym)
  » Species Delphinus orca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
  » Species Delphinus phocoena Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
  » Species Delphinus truncatus Montagu, 1821 accepted as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) (basionym)
Genus Globicephala Lesson, 1828
Genus Grampus Gray, 1828
Genus Lagenorhynchus Gray, 1846
Genus Orcinus Fitzinger, 1860
Genus Stenella Gray, 1866
Genus Tursiops Gervais, 1855
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Perrin, W.F. (2021). World Cetacea Database. Delphinidae Gray, 1821. Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards) Belgian Register of Marine Species at: on 2021-07-30
VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). Belgian Register of Marine Species. Delphinidae Gray, 1821. Accessed at: on 2021-07-30
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context source (Bermuda) Sterrer, W. (1986). Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda: a systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. Wiley-Interscience Publication. Wiley, 742 pp [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   
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