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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
R. Gorsse
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Sex:
Male
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Cuvier, G. 1823. Recherches Sur Les Ossements Fossiles, Ed. 2. 5 (1): 350, fig. 3, pl. 27.
Place:
Fos, Between Fos And The Mouth Of The Galegon., Bouches-Du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1804
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Ziphius cavirostris cavirostris
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : CAC A.3554
Other Number : CAG B II/222
USNM Number:
STR1378
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Near fos village, 1 stranded, skull, type specimen - Cuvier, was found by Cuvier who considered it a fossil, adult. ;
Cuvier, l. B. G. (1823). "Recherchees sur les ossemens fossiles, ou l'on retablit les caracteres de plusiers animaux dont les revolutions du globes detruit les especes." Nouvelle edition [2nd], tome cinquieme, Ire partie, contenant les rongeurs, les edentes, et les mammiferes marins. G. Dufour et E. d'Ocagne, Paris, 4to, ll. 2, pp. 1-405, pll. i-xxvii. p. 350, pl. xxvii, fig. 3.
holotype
Record Last Modified:
2 Aug 2013
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Bay Of Biscay, Bassin D'Arcachon
Bay/Sound:
Bassin D'Arcachon
Sex:
Male
Place:
Lanton, Gironde, Aquitaine, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
1864
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR01585
USNM Number:
STR1388
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
7 Jul 2011
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Julio C. Carmona
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Colombia, South America, North Pacific Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR15422
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Carmona e-mail 5 X 2011
Record Last Modified:
28 Feb 2012
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Nan Hauser
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Female
Place:
Mangaia, Cook Islands, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
Jan 2014
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
USNM Number:
STR18739
Specimen Count:
2
Notes:
Hauser e-mail 14 I 2014
1 female, 1 unknown (from photos).
Record Last Modified:
4 Mar 2014
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Ravi D. Mohit
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Flat Island, Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
5 Dec 2012
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR18406
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Rave Mohit e-mail 6 XII 2012 - photos of carcass.
Record Last Modified:
25 Apr 2013
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Ziphius ? cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Abhishek Jamalabad
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean, Laccadive Sea
Preparation:
Photograph
Sex:
Unknown
Place:
Ankola, Karnataka, India, Asia, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
15 Feb 2013
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No number
Other Number : STR18618
USNM Number:
STR18615
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Specimen removed for incineration.
Wojtek Bachara e-mail 13 V 2013
Record Last Modified:
17 May 2013
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
John R. Henderson
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Place:
Blacks Beach, 100 Meters North Of Access Road., San Diego, California, United States, North America, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Nov 1980
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Accession Number:
347044
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JRH 087
Other Number : SEAN1393
USNM Number:
550122
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
M. D. Scott
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf Of Mexico
Preparation:
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Escambia, Florida, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
2 Apr 1977
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : UF013990
USNM Number:
530291
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
J. G. Mead
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Anatomical
Remarks:
Circulatory (Aorta), Nervous (Brain), Respiratory (Larynx), Reproductive (Ovary, Mammary)
Sex:
Female
Place:
Ocean City, At 69th Street, Worcester, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
26 Jun 1974
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Accession Number:
310180
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : JGM 118
SI Negative Number : JM 362
SI Negative Number : JM 363
SI Negative Number : JM 364
SI Negative Number : JM 365
SI Negative Number : JM 366
SI Negative Number : JM 367
SI Negative Number : JM 374
SI Negative Number : JM 373
SI Negative Number : JM 375
SI Negative Number : JM 376
SI Negative Number : JM 377
SI Negative Number : JM 378
SI Negative Number : JM 379
SI Negative Number : JM 380
USNM Number:
504094
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Aug 2014
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean, Table Bay
Bay/Sound:
Table Bay
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Van Beneden, P. J. 1863. 16 (1): 1-23, pl. 1.
Place:
Cape of Good Hope, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Jul 1846
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Ziphius cavirostris indicus
Ziphius indicus Van Beneden, 1863
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR1386
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Beneden, P. J. v. (1863). "Memoire sur une nouvelle espece de ziphius de la mer des Indes." Memoires de l'Academie Royale de Belgique, 16:1-23, Pl. 1.
Gray, J. E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. London, British Museum. p. 346-348, fig. 69
Record Last Modified:
18 Mar 2014
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Atlantic Ocean
Preparation:
Skull
Skeleton
Sex:
Male
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
[Article] Burmeister, H. 1866.
Place:
Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America, South Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Aug 1865
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Ziphius cavirostris cryptodon
Ziphiorhynchus cryptodon Burmeister, 1866
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR1390
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Sep 2011
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Gray, J. E. 1850. Cat. Mamm. Brit. Mus., Cetacea. 68.
Place:
Locality Unknown, Corse, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Ziphius cavirostris doumetii
Hyperoodon doumetii Gray, 1850
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : STR01384?
USNM Number:
STR1383
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Sep 2011
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Gulf Of Lion
Bay/Sound:
Gulf Of Lion
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Duvernoy. 1851. Ann. Sci. Nat., Paris, (3), Zool. 15: 49, 67.
Place:
Aresquiers, Near Frontignan; Coast Of Aresquiers., Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France, Europe, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
May 1850
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Ziphius cavirostris gervaisii
Hyperoodon gervaisii Duvernoy, 1851
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
Other Number : CAC A.3553
Other Number : CAG B II/221
USNM Number:
STR1387
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Sep 2011
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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823

Collector:
Collector Unknown
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Locality Unknown
Sex:
Unknown
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Gray, J. E. 1872. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., (Ser. 4). 10: 469.
Place:
Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown, Locality Unknown
Taxonomy:
Animalia Animalia Animalia Chordata Chordata Chordata Mammalia Mammalia Mammalia Cetacea Cetacea Cetacea Ziphiidae Ziphiidae Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Ziphius cavirostris heraultii
Epiodon heraultii Gray, 1872
Other Numbers:
Whale Field Number 1 : No Number
USNM Number:
STR13471
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
20 Sep 2011
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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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Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier

Collector:
George W. Andrews
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Common name:
beaked whale
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Cetacea Ziphiidae
Published Name:
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier
USNM Number:
PAL182925
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
15 Sep 2014
Skeletal Morphology:
Skull elements, partial rostrum
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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The mesorostral ossification of Ziphius cavirostris

Author:
Fraser, F. C
Type:
Citations
Date:
1942
Topic:
Cuvier's beaked whale
Osteology
Sexual dimorphism
Rostrum
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Ziphius--cavirostris
Data Source:
Marine Mammals Bibliography
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The skull of Ziphius cavirostris

Author:
Kernan, J. D
Type:
Citations
Date:
1918
Topic:
Cuvier's beaked whale
Osteology
Morphology--Osteology
Osteology--Skull photographs
Skull photographs
Skull
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Ziphius--cavirostris
Data Source:
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A proposito del Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier

Author:
Vallmitjana, L
Type:
Citations
Date:
1947
Topic:
Cuvier's beaked whale
Stranding ?? Stranding forms
Distribution
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Ziphius--cavirostris
Notes:
not seen as of 30 vi 88, data from JCM card
Data Source:
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Ziphius cavirostris in the Indo-Australian archipelago

Author:
Dammerman, K. W
Type:
Citations
Date:
1926
Topic:
Cuvier's beaked whale
Osteology
Behavior
Taxonomy:
Cetacea--Odontocetes--Ziphiidae--Ziphius--cavirostris
Data Source:
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