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

Globicephala macrorhynchus Gray, 1846

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GlobicephalaLesson, 1828accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: Indische griend
 English: Indian pilot whale; North Pacfic blackfish; North Pacific pilot whale; short-finned pilot whale sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 French: globecéphale tropical
 German: Indischer Grindwal; Kurzflossen-Grindwal sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Τροπικό μαυροδέλφινο sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: globicefalo di Gray sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Japanese: gondo kujira; ma-gondo; naiso gota; ohanan gota; sibo gota; sicho gota; tappa-naga
 Lithuanian: trumpapelekė grinda sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: grindwal krótkopłetwy sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: короткоплавниковая гринда sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: kratkoplavuta mrka pliskavka sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: calderón de aletas cortas; calderón tropical sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kısa yüzgeçli kara balina sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Гринда короткоплавцева; Короткоплавцева гринда

Literature

original description

Gray, J. E. (1846). Zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror, 1(Mammalia):48, pl. 1, fig. 1 (baleen).

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

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

ITIS database

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.

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.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2012). Globicephala macrorhynchus Gray, 1846. 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:137096

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

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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