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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:
20 Aug 2014
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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:
20 Aug 2014
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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:
20 Aug 2014
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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:
24 Sep 2014
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19058
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
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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:
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:
20 Aug 2014
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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:
4 Nov 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:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic
Sex:
Female
Place:
Nouakchott, Mauritania, Africa, North Atlantic
Collection Date:
2 Dec 1992
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19057
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Robineau, D. and M. Vely (1993). "Stranding of a specimen of Gervais' beaked whale (Mesoplodon europaeus) on the coast of west Africa (Mauritania)." Marine Mammal Science 9(4): 438-440.
Record Last Modified:
23 Sep 2014
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
Samuel S. Sadove
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Point Lookout, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
17 Jul 1989
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : NY-534-89
Other Number : MME05751
Other Number : MME06551
SI Negative Number : JM 968
SI Negative Number : JM 969
USNM Number:
571437
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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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
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
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
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
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Sep 2014
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
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
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
22 Sep 2014
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Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)

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

Collector:
New England Aquarium (NEA)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
Sandwich, Sandwich Marina, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
19 Sep 1997
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : MH-97-566-ME
Whale Field Number 2 : 97-246
Other Number : MME13730
Other Number : MME15625
USNM Number:
572520
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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