Cetacea taxon details

Mesoplodon traversii (Gray, 1874)

254993  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254993)

Dolichodon layardii Hector, 1873 · unaccepted (Synonym)
Dolichodon traversii Gray, 1874 · unaccepted (basionym)
Mesoplodon layardi McCann, 1962 · unaccepted (synonym)
Mesoplodon layardii Hector, 1878 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Note Pitt Island, Chatham Islands (44 degrees 17...  
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Type locality Pitt Island, Chatham Islands (44 degrees 17 minutes S latitude, 176 degrees 15 minutes W longitude). [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2021). World Cetacea Database. Mesoplodon traversii (Gray, 1874). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254993 on 2024-04-15
2007-12-24 20:10:49Z
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z

original description  (of Mesoplodon ginkgodens Baker & van Helden, 1999) Baker, A. N.; Van Helden, A. L. (1999). New records of beaked whales, GenusMesoplodon,from New Zealand (Cetacea: Ziphiidae). <em>Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.</em> 29(3): 235-244., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1999.9517594 [details]   

basis of record 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 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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   

status source Helden, A. L. van, A. N. Baker, M. L. Dalebout, J. C. Reyes, K. Van Waerebeek and C. Scott Baker. (2002). Resurrection of <i>Mesoplodon traversii</i>, senior synonym of <i>M. bahamondi</i> Reyes, Van Waerebeek, Cárdenas and Yáñez, 1995 (Cetacea: Ziphiidae). Marine Mammal Science 18:609--621. [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 

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Holotype Mandible in Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, no. NMNZ 546, collected in 1872 by H. H. Travers. [details]

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

Type locality Pitt Island, Chatham Islands (44 degrees 17 minutes S latitude, 176 degrees 15 minutes W longitude). [details]
Dutch spade-tand spitssnuitdolfijn  [details]
English spade-toothed beaked whale  [details]
French baleine à bec de Travers  [details]
Spanish zifio de Travers  [details]