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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Donnadieu
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Bay Of Biscay
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Cuvier. 1798. Tabl. Elem. Hist. Nat. 176.
Place:
Audierne, Rivage De Primelin (Premelin)., Finistere, Bretagne, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
14 Mar 1784
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Gray, J. E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. London, British Museum. p. 205
Redman 2014:18 - says 32 sperm whales; Redman 2014:37; Camper 1820; Van Beneden & Gervais 1880: pl xviii, fig. 5; Flower 1869:309
Record Last Modified:
27 May 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Physeteridae Physeteridae Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Physeter catodon maximus
Physeter maximus Cuvier, 1798
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : LR00M646
Other Number : STR04698
Other Number : STR02701
USNM Number:
STR2990
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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