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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Partial Skull
Remarks:
Ear bone (bullae, periotics, incus, stapes)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Martha's Vineyard, Homer Pond, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1973
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 057
SI Negative Number : JM 243:1-9
SI Negative Number : JM 243:10
SI Negative Number : JM 243:11
SI Negative Number : JM 243:12
SI Negative Number : CWP
SI Negative Number : LENNIHAN
SI Negative Number : JM 243
SI Negative Number : JM 251
USNM Number:
487416
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Charles W. Potter
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Cast
Anatomical
Remarks:
stomach
Sex:
Female
Place:
Nags Head, South Nags Head, Near Milepost 18., Dare, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
4 Nov 1985
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
27 Jan 2016
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Accession Number:
364890
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : CWP 224
Other Number : MME01387
USNM Number:
550491
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Physeter catodon

Author:
Thompson, T
Type:
Citations
Date:
1829
Notes:
Original figure of specime stranded on Holderness coast in 1825; its skeleton is reported to be in the possession of Sir Clifford Constable and was later described by Beale (Nat. Hist. Sperm Whale, 1839, q.v.).
Topic:
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Sperm Whale
Distribution
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External illustration
External illustration
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Physeteridae--Physeter--catodon
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

A stranded sperm whale, Physeter catodon, at Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico

Author:
Mignucci Giannoni, A. A
Type:
Citations
Date:
1988
Topic:
Sperm Whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Physeteridae--Physeter--catodon
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Desarrollo morfologico del feto de cachalote, Physeter catodon L

Author:
Paliza, O
Type:
Citations
Date:
1964
Notes:
Kellogg Library. Deals with external characters only. English summary.
Topic:
Sperm Whale
Morphology--External morphology
External morphology--External morphometrics
External morphometrics
Reproductions
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Physeteridae--Physeter--catodon
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography

Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Samoa, California, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
30 Sep 1976
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
SEAN1202
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Westerschelde
Bay/Sound:
Westerschelde
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
Middelplaat, Exact Locality Not Located, Zeeland, Netherlands, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
24 Feb 1937
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
RMNH5827
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Gulf Of California
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Huatabampito, Sonora, Mexico, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Sep 1973
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR7014
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Preparation:
Photograph
Sex:
Male
Place:
Rotterdam, Near Rotterdam., Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Jul 1937
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR10499
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Scheveningen, Between Schevingen And Katwijk., Netherlands, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Jan 1617
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Smeenk give locality as Goeree.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : MSR 083
USNM Number:
STR4548
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
F. D. Robson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Okitu Beach, 3 Mi E Of Gisborne, Auckland, New Zealand, Australia, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Mar 1970
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2705
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Nieuwpoort, Belgium, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Nov 1994
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR10605
USNM Number:
STR10607
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Kenneth C. Balcomb
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean, Gulf Of California
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Huatabampito, Near Sonora, Sonora, Mexico, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
1 Sep 1973
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR2650
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Sex:
Male
Place:
Flinders Island, Fotheringate Bay, Tasmania, Australia, Australia, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
25 Sep 1981
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR4132
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Nov 1994
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR10607
USNM Number:
STR10605
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Data Source:
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Sex:
Female
Place:
Stanley, Near Cable Point, Tasmania, Australia, Australia, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
9 Feb 1982
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR4140
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic, North Sea
Sex:
Male
Place:
Wester Schelde, Netherlands, Europe, North Atlantic
Collection Date:
23 Feb 1937
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18431
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean, Bass Strait
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Perkins Island, Tasmania, Australia, Australia, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
Feb 1911
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Smeenk gives date as March 11, 1911.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR04693
USNM Number:
STR2696
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Data Source:
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean, Bass Strait
Sex:
Male
Place:
Stanley, Tasmania, Australia, Australia, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Mar 1936
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR5832
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Data Source:
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Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic, North Sea
Sex:
Male
Place:
Wester Schelde, Netherlands, Europe, North Atlantic
Collection Date:
23 Feb 1937
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Smeenk, C. (1997). "Strandings of sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus in the North Sea: history and patterns." Bulletin de L'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie 67(Suppl.): 15-28.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2015
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Physeteridae
Published Name:
Physeter catodon Linnaeus, 1758
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18430
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Data Source:
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