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Observations on the Electra dolphin, Peponocephala electra

Author:
Dawbin, W. A
Noble, B. A
Fraser, F. C
Type:
Citations
Date:
1970
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Parasites
Feeding - Foraging
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull illustration
Skull illustration
Osteology
Anatomy
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Osteology--Skeletal illustration
Skeletal illustration
Growth, curve
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Melon-headed whale - Peponocephala electra Gray, 1846

Author:
Perryman, W. L
Au, D. W. K
Leatherwood, S
Jefferson, T. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1994
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Systematics
Distribution
Migration
Ecology
Coloration
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Osteology
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Osteology--Skull photographs
Skull photographs
Organ weight
Physiology
Genetics
Reproductions
Age
Museum management
Abundance
Behavior
Feeding - Foraging
Acoustics
Parasites
Mortality
Pathology
Live capture
Fishery interaction
Weight
Growth, curve
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Melon-headed whale, Peponocephala electra, on the east coast of Australia

Author:
Bryden, M. M
Dawbin, W. H
Heinsohn, G. E
Brown, D. H
Type:
Citations
Date:
1977
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Osteology
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
External morphometrics
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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On a skull of Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846) (Cetacea, Globicephalinae) from Senegal

Author:
Bree, P. J. H. van
Cadenat, J
Type:
Citations
Date:
1968
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Osteology
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian
Sex:
Multiple animals of mixed sex
Place:
Analava, Madagascar, Indian
Collection Date:
30 May 2008
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR19233
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Perhaps due to a "High-power 12 khz Multi-beam Echosounder System (MBES)"
Southall, B. L., T. Rowles, et al. (2013). Final report of the Independent Scientific Review Panel investigating potential contributing factors to a 2008 mass stranding of melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra) in Antsohihy, Madagascar.
Record Last Modified:
1 Jul 2015
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
United States Exploring Expedition
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Hilo Bay, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
12 Feb 1841
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
SI Negative Number : 4855
USNM Number:
STR2274
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
12 Mar 2014
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The first recorded stranding of a melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra) on the European coast

Author:
Mikkelsen, A. M. H
Sheldrick, M
Type:
Citations
Date:
1992
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull photographs
Skull photographs
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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First record of the melon-headed whale, Peponocephala electra, in the eastern Pacific, with a summary of world distribution

Author:
Perrin, W. F
Type:
Citations
Date:
1976
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Mass stranding of Peponocephala electra (Cetacea, Globicephalinae) on Piracanga Beach, Bahia, Northeast Brazil

Author:
Lodi, L
Siciliano, S
Capistrano, L
Type:
Citations
Date:
1990
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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First records of the melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra) from the Gulf of Mexico

Author:
Barron, G. L
Jefferson, T. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1993
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
External morphology--External measurement
External measurement
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
United States Exploring Expedition
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Partial Skull
Remarks:
mandible, teeth much worn
Sex:
Unknown
Stage:
Adult
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Peale, T. R. 1848. Mammalia and Ornithology. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. 8: 32, pl. 6.
Place:
Hilo Bay, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
12 Feb 1841
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Delphinidae Delphinidae Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Peponocephala electra pectoralis
Phocaena pectoralis Peale, 1848
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR02274
SI Negative Number : 1172
SI Negative Number : DRAWING
SI Negative Number : 4855
USNM Number:
A4108
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Peale, T. R. (1848). "Mammalia and ornithology. United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Under the command of Charles Wilkes, u. s. n. -- v. VIII (United States Exploring Expedition v. 8.)." Philadelphia, Printed by C. Sherman, xxv, [17]-338 p. illus. 33 x 24 cm. p. 32, pl. VI fig. 1
Record Last Modified:
26 Jun 2015
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First record of the melon-headed whale Peponocephala electra from South Africa

Author:
Best, P.B
Shaughnessy, P. D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1981
Topic:
Melon-headed whale
Electra
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Pygmy killer whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
External morphology--External photographs
External photographs
Parasites
Feeding - Foraging
Reproductions
Osteology
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull measurements
Skull measurements
Weight
Manus
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Peponocephala--electra
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Delphinidae--Feresa--attenuata
Notes:
Weight, manus.
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Lac Bay
Bay/Sound:
Lac Bay
Sex:
Female
Place:
Soron, Dive City, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles, South America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
5 Aug 2011
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR15420
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Hoetjes e-mail 5 VIII 2011
Record Last Modified:
28 Feb 2012
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Robert L. Brownell
William F. Perrin
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Female
Place:
Locality Unknown, Caroline Islands, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1977
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : WFP 584
USNM Number:
SWFSC59
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
31 Aug 2012
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Bissagos Islands, Gulf Of Guinee, Archipelago Of Bijagos, Guinea-Bissau, Africa, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13937
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
19 Jul 2011
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Suruga Bay, Japan, Asia, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
23 Mar 1965
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5608
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
W. Morzer Bruyns
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Off Marquesas, Tuomoto, And Society Islands., Tuamotu Archipelago, South Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5601
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5605
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Apr 2011
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Ocean Park
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Cebu, Philippines, Asia, North Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5612
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Tweed Heads, Queensland, Australia, Australia, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
Feb 1967
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Delphinidae
Published Name:
Peponocephala electra (Gray, 1846)
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5597
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
24 May 2007
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