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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Norway, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
1, Bulletin d:Academie royale de Belgique tome xxii 1866, described by Van Beneden, preserved in Christiania ;
Beneden, P. J. v. (1866). "Note sur un Mesoplodon sowerbiensis de la côte de Norwège." Bulletin de la Academie royale de Belgique, Bruxxeles, ser. 2 XXII(1866)(9-10): 218-221, 1 fig.
Record Last Modified:
12 Jul 2013
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR1054
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Data Source:
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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
New England Aquarium (NEA)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod Bay
Bay/Sound:
Cape Cod Bay
Sex:
Female
Place:
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
24 Jul 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Moore e-mail 24 VII 2015
Record Last Modified:
31 Jul 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : NEAQ-15-034-Mb
USNM Number:
MME18716
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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, English Channel, Baie De La Seine
Bay/Sound:
Baie De La Seine
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Orne River, Mouth Of Orne River, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1825
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Sallenelles point, 1 stranded, summer 1825, skeleton in Caen museum, described by Deslongchamps 1866:172-173 - M. sowerbyensis ;
Deslongchamps, E. (1866). "Observations sur quelques dauphins appartenant a la section des zyphides et description de le tète d'une espèce de cette section nouvelle pour la faune Française." Bulletin de la Société Linnéene de Normandie, Caen 10: 168-180.
Record Last Modified:
12 Jul 2013
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR1047
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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, English Channel, Baie De La Seine
Bay/Sound:
Baie De La Seine
Sex:
Female
Place:
Le Havre, Seine, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
9 Sep 1825
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Lesson 1827 Man. Mamm., p. 419; Hershkovitz 1966:128.
Skull and skin in MNHN, Paris.
Lesson, R.-P. (1827). Manuel de Mammalogie, ou histoire naturelle des mammifères, par Rene-Primaverre Lesson. Paris, Roret. p. 419-420 Heterodon de Sowerby.
Record Last Modified:
9 Jul 2013
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR01048
Other Number : STR14329
USNM Number:
STR1049
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Note on Mesoplodon bidens

Author:
Rothschild, W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1893
Topic:
Sowerby's beaked whale
Coloration
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Naebhval (Mesoplodon bidens) ved Samso

Author:
Lamberg, K
Type:
Citations
Date:
1958
Topic:
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Sowerby's beaked whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Chimie Physiologique.- Sur l'huile de Mesoplodon bidens

Author:
Andre, E
Canal, H
Type:
Citations
Date:
1926
Topic:
Sowerby's beaked whale
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Zur kentiss des Mesoplodon bidens (Sow.)

Author:
Kukenthal, W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1914
Topic:
Sowerby's beaked whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Osteology
Anatomy
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Manus
Histology
Myology
Growth, curve
Embryology
STERNUM
Histological illustration
Rostrum
Nasal
Anatomical illustration
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

A North Sea beaked whale, Mesoplodon bidens, in Conception Bay, Newfoundland

Author:
Dix, L
Lien, J
Sergeant, D. E
Type:
Citations
Date:
1986
Topic:
Sowerby's beaked whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Parasites
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Status of Sowerby's beaked whale, Mesoplodon bidens, in Canada

Author:
Lien, J
Barry, F
Type:
Citations
Date:
1989
Topic:
Sowerby's beaked whale
Distribution
Abundance
Reproductions
Feeding - Foraging
Ecology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Multiple strandings of Sowerby's beaked whales, Mesoplodon bidens, in Newfoundland

Author:
Lien, J
Barry, F
Breeck, K
Zuschlag, U
Type:
Citations
Date:
1990
Topic:
Sowerby's beaked whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Behavior
Age
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Reproductions
Distribution
Ecology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Mesoplodon bidens en tilvaext til den danske Havfauna

Author:
Reinhardt, J
Type:
Citations
Date:
1880
Topic:
Distribution
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Sowerby's beaked whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External measurement
External measurement
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

A specimen of Sowerby's whale (Mesoplodon bidens) captured in Shetland

Author:
Turner, W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1882
Topic:
Sowerby's beaked whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Coloration
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Osteology
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Vertebra
STERNUM
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--bidens
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Såo Miquel Island, Azores, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Jun 2009
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Feb 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR15326
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Data Source:
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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Sex:
Male
Place:
Hevringholm, Arhus, Denmark, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
3 Feb 1880
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Kinze, C. and G. N. H. Waller (2015). "Nineteenth-century records of Sowerby’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens): addendum, Danish records." Archives of Natural History 42(2): 357-358.
Record Last Modified:
2 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR01060
USNM Number:
STR1059
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Data Source:
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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Sex:
Male
Place:
Blaavands Huk, Ribe, Denmark, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1893
Specimen Count:
7
Notes:
WINGE, H., 1899 Nogle pattedyr i Danmark. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening i Kjobenhavn 51: 283–316.
Kinze, C. and G. N. H. Waller (2015). "Nineteenth-century records of Sowerby’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens): addendum, Danish records." Archives of Natural History 42(2): 357-358.
Record Last Modified:
2 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19342
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Data Source:
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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Clay George
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
St. Catherines Island, Middle Beach on St. Catherines Island, Liberty, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
29 Jul 2004
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : GA2004027
Other Number : SE-2004-1031478
Whale Field Number 2 : BLANKSE2764
Other Number : MME18607
USNM Number:
572996
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Data Source:
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Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Oia, Rio de Osos, Galicia, Spain, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Oct 2013
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Covelo et al 2015
Record Last Modified:
10 Jul 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19230
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic
Preparation:
Skeleton
Remarks:
skeleton in Canary Islands Cetacean Museum (MCC)
Sex:
Male
Place:
Yaiza, Papagayo Beach, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, North Atlantic
Collection Date:
16 Apr 2007
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Animal extremely emaciated; skelton and samples in Canary Island Cetacean Museum (MCC); sexually mature - teeth erupted; physically mature - vertebral epiphyses fused; identification confirmed by DNA sequence.
Bellido, J. J., Cabot, J., Farfán, M. A., Castillo, J. J., Martín, J. J., Mons, J. L., . . . Real, R. (2008). "New records of beaked whales (genus Mesoplodon) in south Spain. ." Marine Biodiversity Records 2.
Record Last Modified:
30 Jan 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
Other Number : SECAC 0148
USNM Number:
STR19147
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Preparation:
Skeleton
Remarks:
Zoological Museum, Copenhagen University
Sex:
Male
Place:
Klitmoller, Viborg, Denmark, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Dec 1899
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Kinze, C. and G. N. H. Waller (2015). "Nineteenth-century records of Sowerby’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens): addendum, Danish records." Archives of Natural History 42(2): 357-358.
Skeleton, internal organs in alcohol conserved in Zoological Museum, Copenhagen University number ZMUC CN 4x. Stranding data including the date 20 December 1899, length 4.265m, sex male, and morphometrics held in Acquisition Journal number ZMUC GAT245. Stranding previously notified by Winge (1908).
Record Last Modified:
2 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon bidens (Sowerby, 1804)
Other Numbers:
Other Number : ZMUC GAT245
USNM Number:
STR19342
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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