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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Dr. Frederick G. Deane
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Tooth or Tusk
Remarks:
3 teeth destructively sampled
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Stanley, South Shore Of, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Nov 1927
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
18 Nov 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Accession Number:
097902
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : JM 095
USNM Number:
252568
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
La Angelina, Ca 10 Km N, Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Feb 1973
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 047
USNM Number:
484889
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Spotte, Stephen, Charles W. Radcliffe and Lawrence Dunn (1979). "Notes on Commerson's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) in captivity." Cetology 35: 1-9. ABSTRACT - Four Commerson's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) were seized by government agents in New York City for illegal entry into the United States. One female was dead on arrival. The other dolphins were taken to Mystic Marinelife Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut, where a second female died shortly after arrival. A third female is still alive (September, 1979). It arrived with a marked lateral and ventral deviation of the spine, which did not respond to a single early treatment with diazepam. The condition has worsened with time. Radiographs revealed no bony changes. On the third day after arrival in Mystic, the two surviving dolphins (the other was a male) were treated for lungworms (Skrjabinalius sp.) with levamisole hydrochloride (9 mg per kg of body mass injected subcutaneously). The treatment apparently was successful, as necropsy of the male, which died eight days later, showed no lungworms but evidence of an immediate prior infestation. The male was given levamisole hydrochloride alone and reacted violently, whereas the female received diazepam at the same time (5 mg I. M.) for the spinal deviation and demonstrated no unusual response. Necropsy of the three dead specmens howed verminous pneumonia, gastroenteritis, gastric ulcers, and pancreatic fibrosis. No corpora lutea or corpora albicantia were found on the ovaries of the dead females and they were judged to be immature. Sperm in the testes of the male indicated that it was mature. Based on a daily average food consumption of 3.6 kg da-1 ,energy requirements for an animal weighing 35 kg are 3300 kcal da-1 (X = 94 kcal per kg of body mass per day).
Record Last Modified:
25 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Accession Number:
350058
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
550155
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Spotte, Stephen, Charles W. Radcliffe and Lawrence Dunn (1979). "Notes on Commerson's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) in captivity." Cetology 35: 1-9. ABSTRACT - Four Commerson's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) were seized by government agents in New York City for illegal entry into the United States. One female was dead on arrival. The other dolphins were taken to Mystic Marinelife Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut, where a second female died shortly after arrival. A third female is still alive (September, 1979). It arrived with a marked lateral and ventral deviation of the spine, which did not respond to a single early treatment with diazepam. The condition has worsened with time. Radiographs revealed no bony changes. On the third day after arrival in Mystic, the two surviving dolphins (the other was a male) were treated for lungworms (Skrjabinalius sp.) with levamisole hydrochloride (9 mg per kg of body mass injected subcutaneously). The treatment apparently was successful, as necropsy of the male, which died eight days later, showed no lungworms but evidence of an immediate prior infestation. The male was given levamisole hydrochloride alone and reacted violently, whereas the female received diazepam at the same time (5 mg I. M.) for the spinal deviation and demonstrated no unusual response. Necropsy of the three dead specmens howed verminous pneumonia, gastroenteritis, gastric ulcers, and pancreatic fibrosis. No corpora lutea or corpora albicantia were found on the ovaries of the dead females and they were judged to be immature. Sperm in the testes of the male indicated that it was mature. Based on a daily average food consumption of 3.6 kg da-1 ,energy requirements for an animal weighing 35 kg are 3300 kcal da-1 (X = 94 kcal per kg of body mass per day).
Record Last Modified:
25 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Accession Number:
350058
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
550154
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Spotte, Stephen, Charles W. Radcliffe and Lawrence Dunn (1979). "Notes on Commerson's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) in captivity." Cetology 35: 1-9. ABSTRACT - Four Commerson's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus commersonii) were seized by government agents in New York City for illegal entry into the United States. One female was dead on arrival. The other dolphins were taken to Mystic Marinelife Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut, where a second female died shortly after arrival. A third female is still alive (September, 1979). It arrived with a marked lateral and ventral deviation of the spine, which did not respond to a single early treatment with diazepam. The condition has worsened with time. Radiographs revealed no bony changes. On the third day after arrival in Mystic, the two surviving dolphins (the other was a male) were treated for lungworms (Skrjabinalius sp.) with levamisole hydrochloride (9 mg per kg of body mass injected subcutaneously). The treatment apparently was successful, as necropsy of the male, which died eight days later, showed no lungworms but evidence of an immediate prior infestation. The male was given levamisole hydrochloride alone and reacted violently, whereas the female received diazepam at the same time (5 mg I. M.) for the spinal deviation and demonstrated no unusual response. Necropsy of the three dead specmens howed verminous pneumonia, gastroenteritis, gastric ulcers, and pancreatic fibrosis. No corpora lutea or corpora albicantia were found on the ovaries of the dead females and they were judged to be immature. Sperm in the testes of the male indicated that it was mature. Based on a daily average food consumption of 3.6 kg da-1 ,energy requirements for an animal weighing 35 kg are 3300 kcal da-1 (X = 94 kcal per kg of body mass per day).
Record Last Modified:
25 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Accession Number:
350058
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
550156
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Commerson's dolphin - Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacp ede 1804)

Author:
Goodall, R. N. P
Type:
Citations
Date:
1994
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Systematics
Distribution
Migration
Ecology
Coloration
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Osteology--Skull photographs
Skull photographs
Organ weight
Physiology
Genetics
Reproductions
Age
Museum management
Abundance
Behavior
Feeding - Foraging
Acoustics
Parasites
Mortality
Pathology
Live capture
Fishery interaction
Weight
Growth, curve
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Acoustic signals of the Commerson's dolphin, Cephalorhynchus commersonii, in the Kerguelen Islands

Author:
Dziedzic, A
Buffrenil, V. de
Type:
Citations
Date:
1989
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Behavior
Acoustics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Commerson's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus commersonii): a discussion of the first live birth within a marine zoological park

Author:
Joseph, B. E
Antrim, J. E
Cornell, L. H
Type:
Citations
Date:
1987
Topic:
Husbandry
Commerson's dolphin
Reproductions
Behavior
Biochemistry
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Regime alimentaire du dauphin de Commerson Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804) aux iles Kerguelen, pendant l'ete austral

Author:
Robineau, D
Duhamel, G
Type:
Citations
Date:
1984
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Feeding - Foraging
Parasites
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Distribution of Commerson's dolphin, Cephalorhynchus commersonii, and the rediscovery of the type of Lagenorhynchus floweri

Author:
Brownell, R. L. Jr
Praderi, R
Type:
Citations
Date:
1985
Notes:
Moreno, F. P. 1892.
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Distribution
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull photographs
Skull photographs
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Systematics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Donnees osteologiques et osteometriques sur le dauphin de Commerson, Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804), en particulier celui des Iles Kerguelen

Author:
Robineau, D
Buffrenil, V. de
Type:
Citations
Date:
1985
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Osteology
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull illustration
Skull illustration
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Osteology--Skeletal illustration
Skeletal illustration
Geographical variation
Systematics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Morphologie externe et pigmentation du dauphin de Commerson, Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804), en particulier celui des iles Kerguelen

Author:
Robineau, D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1984
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Coloration
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
Systematics
Geographical variation
External photographs
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Valeur adaptive des caracteres morphologiques distinctifs (taille et pigmentation) d'une population isolee d'un dauphin subantarctique, Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Author:
Robineau, D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1986
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Distribution
Geographical variation
Coloration
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Systematics
Feeding - Foraging
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Studies of Commerson's dolphins, Cephalorhynchus commersonii, off Tierra del Fuego, 1976-1984, with a review of information on the species in the South Atlantic

Author:
Goodall, R. N. P
Galeazzi, A. R
Leatherwood, S
Miller, K. W.
Cameron, I. S
Kastelein, R. K
Sobral, A. P
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
Commerson's dolphin
Distribution
Systematics
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Coloration
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Sighting ?? Sighting forms
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Abundance
Fishery interaction
Anatomy
Pathology
Parasites
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull photographs
Skull photographs
Osteology--Skeletal photographs
Skeletal photographs
Reproductions
Behavior
Feeding - Foraging
Dolphin fishery
Live capture
Mortality
Migration
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Catches
Scar
Acoustics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Cephalorhynchus--commersonii
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Rio De La Plata, Delta Of Rio De La Plata, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, South Atlantic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
31 Jan 2005
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
ZIN6888
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Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
23 Sep 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
23 Sep 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
23 Sep 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
23 Sep 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
23 Sep 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
See more items in:
Mammals
Vertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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