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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Charles W. Potter
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Cape May, Cape May, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
28 Dec 1983
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
353652
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : CWP 220
USNM Number:
550362
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
M. Mcdowell
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Georgetown, On The Extreme Southern End Of The Long Beach Next To Georgetown., Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
13 Dec 1980
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
346361
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 423
Other Number : 00550070
Other Number : SEAN6486
USNM Number:
550069
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Anatomical
Anatomical
Other
Remarks:
Digestive (Stomach)
Respiratory (Bronchus, Pharyngeal mucus), Nervous (Eye), Reproductive (Unknown), Skeletal (Epiphysis)
Parasite (Nematodes in stomach, Pterygoid sinus epimelium, Phyllobothrim)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Snow'S Cut, Middle Of Cut, Near Old Highway Bridge., Brunswick, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
24 May 1977
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 332
Other Number : SEAN2239
Other Number : NZ001870
SI Negative Number : JM 600
USNM Number:
504610
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Charles W. Potter
Changed Original Status=Exch
For Ju Project
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Unknown
Remarks:
2006 CSS inventory: Previous record indicated 'Skull and Skeleton', neither was found during inventory.
Sex:
Male
Place:
Hatteras Island, 300 M South Of Ramp 45., Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
11 Jun 1983
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
350090
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : CWP 219
SI Negative Number : JM 769
SI Negative Number : JM 769
USNM Number:
550316
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
William A. Mclellan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
Wallops Island, 200 M (200 Yds) N Of Tower Complex And Ruins., Accomack, Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
10 Jul 1985
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
360551
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WAM 031
Other Number : MME01278
USNM Number:
550451
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
William A. Mclellan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Remarks:
2006 CSS inventory
Sex:
Male
Place:
Avon, 1.6 Km (1 Mi) S Of Ramp 34., Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
22 Nov 1984
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
360551
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WAM 010
Other Number : MME00922
USNM Number:
550404
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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
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Closed pulp cavity. fetus tl 208 cm (550825).
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
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
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Anatomical
Remarks:
Integument (Skin), Respiratory (Bronchus), Reproductive (Unknown)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Hatteras Island, 2.5 Mi S Of Ramp 30, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
17 May 1975
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 142
SI Negative Number : JM 456
SI Negative Number : JM 457
SI Negative Number : JM 458
SI Negative Number : JM 459
USNM Number:
504256
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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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
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
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Charles W. Potter
W. Reynolds
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Anatomical
Sex:
Male
Place:
Buxton, 1 Mile North Of Lighthouse., Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
26 Jan 1990
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
387296
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : CWP 284
Whale Field Number 2 : 10-1-90-HNS-W
Other Number : MME05452
Other Number : SE4770
SI Negative Number : 2000-9479
SI Negative Number : 2000-9485
SI Negative Number : 2000-9481
SI Negative Number : 2000-9482
SI Negative Number : 2000-9483
SI Negative Number : 2000-9484
SI Negative Number : 2000-9480
SI Negative Number : 2000-9486
SI Negative Number : 2000-9487
SI Negative Number : 2000-9488
USNM Number:
571377
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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
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
Waller, G. N. H. (2015). "An annotated checklist of mesoplodont whale species (Cetacea, Ziphiidae) discovered during the nineteenth century." Archives of natural history 42(2): 226–235. ABSTRACT: Eight species of mesoplodont whales (genus Mesoplodon Gervais, 1850) named during the nineteenth century are based on valid descriptions. A checklist with the original description and type material for each of these species is provided. Additional data given may include type locality and illustrative sources, type material holding institution and type registration number(s). The only type specimen for which a record of external morphology was published relates to the 1803 stranding of Sowerby’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens).
Record Last Modified:
10 Dec 2015
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
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Mesoplodon europaeus Unknown

Place:
North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
1981
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
8 Feb 2016
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull element, rostrum
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
Common name:
beaked whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus Unknown
USNM Number:
PAL307600
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NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.

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

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

Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
B. R. Ferrier
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Juvenile
Place:
Salvo, ca. 1/2 mile north of Ramp 27, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
16 Sep 2005
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
31 Aug 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : BRF 033
USNM Number:
593420
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Bitupitá, Bitupitá Beach, Piaui, Brazil, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Nov 2001
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13968
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Giancarlo Lalsingh
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Great Courland Bay
Bay/Sound:
Great Courland Bay
Sex:
Female
Place:
Turtle Beach, Caribbean side of Tobago, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, South America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Jul 2007
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Stranding of a fresh female, about 15 feet long.
Bogomolni e-mail 11 VIII 2007
Record Last Modified:
16 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR15333
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Karen Clark
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skeleton
Remarks:
flippers
Sex:
Male
Place:
Nags Head, 150 m north of Admiral Street beach access, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Apr 2009
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : KLC 038
USNM Number:
593439
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Paul Doshkov
National Park Service
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic
Preparation:
Skeleton
Length:
283cm
Remarks:
post-cranial
Sex:
Female
Place:
Buxton, 1.1 mile south of Ramp 44, Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Collection Date:
30 Dec 2013
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Oct 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : CAHA224
USNM Number:
593897
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Cindy P. Driscoll
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
Assateague Island, Km 6.75, Worcester, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
22 Apr 2009
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
3 Nov 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 09-MEU-10
USNM Number:
593435
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