Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Mammalia > Subclass Theria > Order Cetartiodactyla > Suborder Cetancodonta > Infraorder Cetacea > Superfamily Mysticeti > Family Balaenopteridae > Genus Balaenoptera

Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BalaenopteraLacépède, 1804accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: coastal form Bryde's whale; Eden's whale; Kochi whale; pygmy Bryde's whale; Sittang whale; small form Bryde's whale sources: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 French: rorqual de Bryde
 German: Edenwal sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Φάλαινα του Εντεν sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): לויתן טרופי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: balenottera di Eden sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Japanese: nitari kujira
 Lithuanian: Braido nykštukinis ruožuotis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: brydehval sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: płetwal równikowy sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: kit brayda; или тропический кит; полосатик брайда sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: Bridov kit sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: ballena de Bryde; rorcual de Bryde; rorcual tropical sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: bride balinası; Bryde balinası ; Eden balinası sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Сейвал

Literature

original description

Anderson, J. (1878). Anatomical and zoological research; comprising an account of zoological results of two expeditions to western Yunnan in 1868 and 1875. London. pp. 551-564, figs. 21-28, pl. 44.

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam.

additional source

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008.

additional source

Perrin, W. F., B. Würsig and J. G. M. Thewissen. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Academic Press, Amsterdam.

additional source

King, C. (2009). Terrestrial mammals (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Schmidly, D. J. and B. Würsig. 2009. Mammals (Vertebrata: Mammalia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1343–1352 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 in Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.

additional source

Rice, D. W. 1998. Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication 4.

additional source

Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of living whales. U.S. National Museum Bulletin 246:1--259.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2012). Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878. In: Perrin, W.F. World Cetacea Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137089

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

CITES:
appendix 1 This species is listed on the CITES Appendix I which means it is threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research.
EU Habitat Directive:
annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.
IUCN:
Red List status DD 2008This species is data deficient, there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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