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Catalog Data

Collector:
B. A. Luscombe  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Cast
Sex:
Male
Place:
Huacho, Playa Paraiso, Lima, Peru, South America, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Nov 1988
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Cast of skull and jaws of the type specimen (the cast has no name bearing status); skull and skeleton of the holotype were collected and retained in Peru.
Reyes, J. C., J. G. Mead, et al. (1991). "A new species of beaked whale Mesoplodon peruvianus sp. n. (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) from Peru." Marine Mammal Science 7(1): 1-24.
Record Last Modified:
25 Jun 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon peruvianus Reyes et al., 1991
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : BAL 580
Other Number : MHNJP 1146
Other Number : STR07218
USNM Number:
572998
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7027812