Cetacea taxon details

Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

137123  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137123)

Dioplodon europaeus Gervais, 1855 · unaccepted (basionym)
Mesoplodon densirostris Gunther, 1955 · unaccepted (misidentification)
Neoziphius europaeus Gray, 1871 · unaccepted (synonym)
Nodus europaeus Hershkovitz, 1961 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, terrestrial
(of Dioplodon europaeus Gervais, 1855) Gervais, P. (1855). Histoire naturelle des Mamifères. L. Curmer, Paris. 2. Ordre des Cétacés:314--331.
page(s): 320 [details]   
Note English Channel  
From editor or global species database
Type locality English Channel [details]
Distribution Warm-temperate to tropical waters of Atlantic.  
Distribution Warm-temperate to tropical waters of Atlantic. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2021). World Cetacea Database. Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137123 on 2024-04-19
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z

original description  (of Dioplodon europaeus Gervais, 1855) Gervais, P. (1855). Histoire naturelle des Mamifères. L. Curmer, Paris. 2. Ordre des Cétacés:314--331.
page(s): 320 [details]   

original description  (of Nodus europaeus Hershkovitz, 1961) Hershkovitz, P. (1961). On the nomenclature of certain whales. <em>Fieldiana Zoology.</em> 39: 547-565. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

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]   

additional source Culik, B. (2000). Convention on Migratory Species: Whales and Dolphins. , available online at http://www.wcmc.org.uk/cms/reports/small_cetaceans/data/K_sima/K_sima.htm [details]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. <em>In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.</em> 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Norman, S. A. and J. G. Mead. (2001). Mesoplodon europaeus. Mammalian Species 688:1--5. [details]   

additional source Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Warm-temperate to tropical waters of Atlantic. [details]

Holotype "Skull only, in Caen Museum; found floating in the English Channel and retrieved by a ship's captain; presented to M. Deslongchamps père through M. Vautier" (Hershkovitz, 1966). [details]

IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient (DD) [details]

Type locality English Channel [details]

From other sources
Habitat oceanic [details]
Dutch Europese spitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English Gulf Stream beaked whaleGervais' beaked whaleEuropean beaked whale  [details]
French mesoplodon d'Europemesoplodon de Gervaisbaleine à bec de Gervais  [details]
German Gervais-ZweizahnwalEuropäischer Schnabelwal  [details]
Italian mesoplodonte di Gervais  [details]
Japanese コブハクジラ [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian antilinis dvidantis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Πυκνόρυγχο Μεσόπλοδον [from synonym]Ευρωπαϊκό μεσόπλοδον  [details]
Polish dziobowal europejskidziobowal Blainville'a [from synonym]  [details]
Portuguese baleia bicuda de Gervais  [details]
Russian антильский ремнезуб  [details]
Spanish zifio de las Antillaszifio de Gervaisballenato hocicudo de Gervaisballenato hocicudo de Blainville [from synonym]ballena picuda de Gervais  [details]
Swedish Gervais näbbval  [details]
Turkish sık dişli gagalı balinası [from synonym]sık dişli gagalı balina [from synonym]gervais iki dişli balinasıavrupa gagalı balinası  [details]
Ukrainian Ремнезуб Бленвіля [from synonym]Ремнезуб антильськийкит ЖервеАнтильський ремнезуб  [details]