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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Andrew Smith
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
300 miles west of Casablanca, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
10 Sep 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18404
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Sighting of several, groups. The identified animal appeared to belong to a group of 3. Note what appeaqrs to be a tooth in the left side of the animal.
Robert Pitman confirmed - e-mail 19 XI 2012.
Record Last Modified:
20 Nov 2012
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
William A. Mclellan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Anatomical
Remarks:
2006 CSS inventory: Small Osteo?
2006 CSS inventory
stomach
Sex:
Female
Place:
Cape Lookout, 1 Km N Of Lighthouse., Carteret, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
4 Jun 1986
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
364890
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WAM 090
Other Number : MME01641
USNM Number:
550824
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Closed pulp cavity. fetus tl 208 cm (550825).
Record Last Modified:
29 Mar 2013
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Charles W. Potter
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Hatteras Island, 3 Miles North Of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
22 Nov 1980
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
346359
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : CWP 108
USNM Number:
550018
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
25 Mar 2010
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Frank J. Schwartz
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Atlantic Beach, Near The Traffic Circle, Carteret, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
27 Oct 1981
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
349400
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : SEAN6741
SI Negative Number : JM 715
SI Negative Number : JM 716
USNM Number:
550105
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
23 Oct 2013
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
William A. Mclellan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Remarks:
2006 CSS inventory
Sex:
Male
Place:
Salvo, 2-3 Km (1-1.5 Mi) N Of Ramp 23; Beach Mile Marker 21.5, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
10 May 1989
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
384870
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WAM 358
Whale Field Number 2 : 35-5-89-HNS-W
Other Number : MME04704
Other Number : SE4357
Other Number : MME04974
USNM Number:
571354
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Nov 2013
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Anatomical
Sex:
Male
Place:
Cape Hatteras, 200 Yards North Of Cape Point., Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Jan 1978
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 343
Other Number : SEAN3006
SI Negative Number : 2000-9469
SI Negative Number : 2000-9470
SI Negative Number : 2000-9471
SI Negative Number : 2000-9472
SI Negative Number : 2000-9473
SI Negative Number : 2000-9474
SI Negative Number : 2000-9475
SI Negative Number : 2000-9476
SI Negative Number : 2000-9477
SI Negative Number : 2000-9478
SI Negative Number : JM 628
SI Negative Number : JM 629
SI Negative Number : JM 630
USNM Number:
504738
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
26 Nov 2013
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, English Channel
Sex:
Male
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Gervais, F. L. 1855. Hist. Nat. Mamm. 2: 320.
Place:
Locality Unknown, Manche, Basse-Normandie, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1840
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Mesoplodon europaeus europaeus
Dioplodon europaeus Gervais, 1855
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STRO1139
Other Number : CE002120
USNM Number:
MHNC7737
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Skull only, found floating (Deslongchamps; not harpooned as Gervais 1855:320 states), adult. old catalog no. 2120, new no. 7737. Brasil (1909) illustrates the skull. sexual maturity based on eruption of teeth. ;
Gervais, Paul (1855). Histoire naturelle des mammiféres - Volume II. Paris., L. Curmer. P. 320
holotype
Record Last Modified:
26 Jul 2013
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Mesoplodon europaeus ? (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Preparation:
Photograph
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Fethiye, Turkey, Asia, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
9 Jan 2009
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR15265
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Mead identified it as Mesoplodon europaeus?, but Pitman (e-mail 6 V 2013 identified it as Ziphius, which Mead agrees with.
Record Last Modified:
10 May 2013
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Mesoplodon europaeus Unknown

Place:
North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
1981
Common name:
beaked whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus Unknown
USNM Number:
PAL307600
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Jul 2014
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, rostrum
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Gulf Stream beaked whale Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais)

Author:
Bruton, T
Cotton, D
Enright, M
Type:
Citations
Date:
1989
Topic:
Gervais' beaked whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Reproductions
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External measurement
External measurement
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--europaeus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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A second Florida record of Mesoplodon europaeus

Author:
Ulmer, F. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1947
Topic:
Gervais' beaked whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Osteology
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Mesoplodon--europaeus
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Preparation:
Cast
Remarks:
cast of left mandibular tooth
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
RCS2907
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
28 Apr 2005
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Carol A. Ruckdeschel
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Photograph
Sex:
Female
Place:
Cumberland Island, Stafford Shoals, Camden, Georgia, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
14 Nov 1982
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 82.11.14.01
Other Number : SE0974
SI Negative Number : CONNOR
SI Negative Number : CONNOR
USNM Number:
MME171
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2005
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Of Mexico, Campeche Bay
Bay/Sound:
Campeche Bay
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Aguada Island, Campeche, Mexico, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
12 May 1986
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
IBUNAM4018
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
(Carmabi)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
San Juan, Playa Mananilla, Lesser Antilles, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
16 Mar 1990
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR10140
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Marine Mammal Stranding Center (MMSC)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Photograph
Sex:
Female
Place:
Point Pleasant Beach, 1100 Ocean Ave., White Sands Hotel, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
24 Nov 1996
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 96-162
Whale Field Number 2 : 9602335
USNM Number:
MME13450
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2005
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
J. Weaver
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
South Core Banks, Ocean Beach, Mile Post 23.9, Carteret, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
21 Dec 1998
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : NC98-150
Other Number : SE14431
USNM Number:
MME16629
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
12 May 2004
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Daniel K. Odell
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Photograph
Sex:
Female
Place:
Key Largo, Ocean Side Near Junction Of Rt 1 And Sr 905., Monroe, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
25 Feb 1986
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : C-86-03
Other Number : SE2230
USNM Number:
MME1602
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2005
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
K. Elling
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
North Captiva Island, SW Section Of Island., Lee, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Jan 1990
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WSW-9001
USNM Number:
MME5569
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
M. Griffin
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
Kunene River, 5 km south of mouth; Skeleton Coast Park, Namibia, Africa, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1998
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR12169
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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