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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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)

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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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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Partial Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Dec 2012
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Bones (skull, partial skeleton) washed out by beach erosion after hurricane 'Sandy'.
WESH.com webpage 17 XII 2012; Ellis e-mail 27 IX 2014
Record Last Modified:
1 Oct 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19058
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 Sep 2014
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
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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
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
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18404
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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Collector:
William A. Mclellan
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Unknown
Cast
Remarks:
2006 CSS inventory: Previous record indicated 'Skull and Skeleton', neither was found during inventory.
Sex:
Female
Stage:
Fetus
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
Record Last Modified:
20 Jun 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Accession Number:
364890
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WAM 091
Other Number : MME01641
USNM Number:
550825
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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Collector:
Virginia Marine Science Museum (VMSM)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Unknown
Stage:
Calf
Place:
Virginia Beach, 6th Street., Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
30 Jun 2002
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Jun 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : 20021056
Other Number : MME18332
USNM Number:
572805
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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:
20 Jun 2016
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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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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)

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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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
14 Nov 2014
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
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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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 ? (Gervais, 1855)

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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
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
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
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