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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Blainville
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
de Blainville, H. M. 1817. Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat., 9. 178.
Place:
Locality Unknown, France ?, Europe ?, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Mesoplodon densirostris densirostris
Delphinus densirostris de Blainville, 1817
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : CAC A.3552
USNM Number:
STR2300
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Blainville, H. M. D. de (1817). "pages 178-179 in the article "Dauphins" that comprises pp. 146-179 " Nouveau Dictionaire d'Histoire Naturelle, appliquée aux arts, à l'agriculture, à l'économie rurale et domestique, à la médecine, etc. 9: 178-179.
holotype
Record Last Modified:
26 Jul 2013
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
W. P. Cordes
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Photograph
Sex:
Male
Place:
Dennisport, Beach In Front Of Cordes' Home., Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Jun 1930
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5141
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
15 Nov 2013
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Kenneth C. Balcomb
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Exchanged or Discarded
Sex:
Female
Place:
Midway Islands, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1970
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : KB 2-70
USNM Number:
484932
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
15 Nov 2013
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia, Australia, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1869
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2467
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
7 Jul 2011
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeletal Elements
Sex:
Male
Place:
Cape Reciefe, South Africa, Africa, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
27 Apr 1952
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : PEM 1496/74
USNM Number:
STR5778
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
15 Nov 2013
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Paul Meier
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Of Mexico
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Jack Stout Bayou, Southwest of Houma, on coast off mouth Jack Stout Bayou, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
5 Jan 1974
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR2179
USNM Number:
LSUMZ19403
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Photos of carcass in USNM files sent by George Lowery and examined by J.G. Mead ;
Record Last Modified:
19 Nov 2013
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, South China Sea
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Adult
Place:
Brunei, Asia, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
Feb 1998
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
Other Number : STR12288
USNM Number:
STR18731
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Ponnampalam e-mail 13 XI 2013
May be related to STR12288.
Record Last Modified:
4 Dec 2013
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
John R. Henderson
W. G. Gilmartin
G. Peterson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Laysan Island, SW Corner Of Island, Adjacent To W End Of High Rocky Beach, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
Apr 1983
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Accession Number:
364880
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JRH 236
Other Number : STR05204
USNM Number:
550452
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
T. J. Mcintyre
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Anatomical
Other
Remarks:
Reproductive (Unknown)
Barnacle
Sex:
Male
Place:
Hatteras Island, .25 Mile South Of Ramp 16, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
14 Jun 1972
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 1258
USNM Number:
486173
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Delaware Bay
Bay/Sound:
Delaware Bay
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Leipsic River, 1 Mile North Of The River Mouth., Kent, Delaware, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
27 Mar 1980
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Accession Number:
341488
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 418
Other Number : SEAN5106
SI Negative Number : 83-15946 D
SI Negative Number : 83-15947 V
SI Negative Number : 83-15948 L
SI Negative Number : 83-15945 P
SI Negative Number : 83-15942ML
SI Negative Number : 83-15943MV
SI Negative Number : 83-15944MD
SI Negative Number : 01-8449 A
SI Negative Number : 01-8451 MA
SI Negative Number : 01-8453 MP
SI Negative Number : 83-15943
SI Negative Number : 83-15944
SI Negative Number : 83-15946
SI Negative Number : 83-15947
SI Negative Number : 83-15948
USNM Number:
504950
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Anatomical
Fluid
Anatomical
Other
Remarks:
Fetus of USNM 504217
Skeletal (Pelvic bones), Reproductive (Ovary)
Stomach Contents, Parasite (Cestodes)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Hatteras Island, North Of Buxton, 1.8 Mi N Of Ramp 22, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
4 Mar 1975
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 137
SI Negative Number : JM 440:17
SI Negative Number : JM 441
SI Negative Number : JM 442
USNM Number:
504217
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Gray, J. E. 1846. Zoology Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Erebus And Terror, 1 (Mammalia). 28, fig. 1-2, pl. 6.
Place:
Locality Unknown, Seychelles, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
1839
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Mesoplodon densirostris sechellensis
Ziphius sechellensis Gray, 1846
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : CAC A.3551
Other Number : CAG B II/219
USNM Number:
STR1125
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Gray, J. E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. London, British Museum. p. 355
Record Last Modified:
18 Mar 2014
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A stranding of Mesoplodon densirostris in Tasmania

Author:
Guiler, E. R
Type:
Citations
Date:
1966
Topic:
Dense-beaked whale
Blainville's beaked whale
Distribution
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--densirostris
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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First record of Mesoplodon densirostris from Formosa

Author:
Kasuya, T
Nishiwaki, M
Type:
Citations
Date:
1971
Topic:
Whaling
Catches
Dense-beaked whale
Blainville's beaked whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Distribution
Coloration
Reproductions
Osteology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--densirostris
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Vaginal fibromas in a beaked whale, Mesoplodon densirostris

Author:
Flom J. G
Brown, R. J
Jones R. E
Schonewald, J
Type:
Citations
Date:
1980
Topic:
Dense-beaked whale
Blainville's beaked whale
Pathology
Histology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--densirostris
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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First record of Mesoplodon densirostris (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) from Rhode Island

Author:
Nawojchik, R
Type:
Citations
Date:
1994
Topic:
Dense-beaked whale
Blainville's beaked whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--densirostris
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
H. C. Yang
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Formosa, Taiwan, Asia, North Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : TK 467
USNM Number:
NSMT24936
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa, Africa, Indian Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR1138
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Trou Aux Biches, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Aug 1969
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2469
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Tombeau Bay, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
22 Feb 1973
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon densirostris (de Blainville, 1817)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2470
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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