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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Dr. Frederick G. Deane
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Stanley, South Shore Of, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Nov 1927
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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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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
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
C. C. Olrog
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Collection Date:
1944
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
NRM558287
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
C. C. Olrog
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Collection Date:
1944
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
NRM558286
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
La Angelina, Ca 10 Km N, Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Feb 1973
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 048C
USNM Number:
504073
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
La Angelina, Ca 10 Km N, Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Feb 1973
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 048B
USNM Number:
504072
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Unknown
Remarks:
2006 CSS inventory: Previous record indicated 'Skull and Skeleton', neither was found during inventory.
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Santa Cruz?, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1978
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:
550349
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Aug 2014
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Partial Skeleton
Remarks:
miscellaneous skeletal elements
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
La Angelina, Ca 10 Km N, Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Feb 1973
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 048A
USNM Number:
484890
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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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
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 047
USNM Number:
484889
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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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
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
ZIN6888
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
31 Jan 2005
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Swedish South Polar Exped.
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Punta Arenas, Magallanes Province, Magallanes Antartica Chilena, Chile, South America, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Dec 1895
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
NRM558362
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
C. C. Olrog
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Mounted Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Estrecho De Magallanes, Magallanes Province, Magallanes Antartica Chilena, Chile, South America, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
17 Jan 1941
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
NRM618365
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
26 Apr 2011
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Dave Bridge
Mead Cadot
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Isla De Los Estados, Betw. Isla Grande And Isla De Los Estados, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Oct 1971
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2232
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Barra, 17.9 Km North Of Eastern Jetty, Patos Lagoon Estuary. Locality Derived From Ladao Mirim Sheet, 1:1,000,000 Ags Series., Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Nov 1998
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : LMM 2172
USNM Number:
STR13961
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
W. Mcfarland
Kenneth S. Norris
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Remarks:
Loan slip for cranium, Save space! : 2006 CSS inventory
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Cabo San Vincente, 4.5 Mi NE Of Cabo San Vincente, Magallanes Province, Magallanes Antartica Chilena, Chile, South America, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
10 Dec 1968
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Accession Number:
281192
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : KSN 68-875A
USNM Number:
395353
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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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
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:
550449
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:
20 Aug 2014
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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
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
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:
20 Aug 2014
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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
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
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:
20 Aug 2014
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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
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
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:
20 Aug 2014
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Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)

Collector:
Commerson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean, Straits Of Magellan
Bay/Sound:
Straits Of Magellan
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Lacepede, B. G. 1804. Hist. Nat. Cetacea. 317.
Place:
Staits of Magellan, Magallanes Province, Magallanes Antartica Chilena, Chile, South America, South Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Delphinidae Delphinidae Delphinidae
Published Name:
Cephalorhynchus commersonii (Lacepede, 1804)
Cephalorhynchus commersonii commersonii
Delphinus commersonii Lacepede, 1804
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR10177
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Sep 2011
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