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 Grampus

Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GrampusGray, 1828accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): arrdelfin; rissodelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: halvrgindehvaler; rissosdelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: dolfijn van Risso; gramper; grijze dolfijn
 English: gray grampus; Risso's dolphin; Risso's grampus; white-headed grampus sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Risso's Dolphin sources: Charles Hussey
 French: dauphin de Cuvier; dauphin de Risso; marsouin gris
 German: gestreifter Delfin; gestreifter Delphin; Rundkopfdelfin; Rundkopfdelphin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: stachtodélfino; Σταχτοδέλφινο sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): גרמפוס; גרמפוס אפור sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: delfino de Risso; delfino di Risso ; grampo; grampo grigio sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Japanese: hana gondo kujira; kamabire sakamata; mazuba iruka; sakamata kujira
 Lithuanian: pilkasis delfinas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: arrdelfin; rissodelfin sources: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, 19:13
 Norwegian Nynorsk: arrdelfin; rissodelfin sources: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, 19:13
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): arrdelfin; rissodelfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: risso szary sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: golfinho de Risso; grampo
 Russian: seryy delfin; серый дельфин sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: okrogloglavi delfin sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: calderón gris; delfín de Risso; delfín gris; grampo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: rissos delfin sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: boz yunus; yuvarlak basli yunus; yuvarlak başlı yunus sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Дельфін сірий ; Сірий дельфін sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: dolffin Risso

Literature

original description

Cuvier,[G.]. (1812). Rapport fait à la classe des Sciences mathématiques et physiques, sur divers Cétacés pris sur les côtes de France, pricipalement sur ceux qui sont échoués près de Paimpol, le 7 janvier 1812. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle [Paris] 19:13—14, pl. 1 (upper figure).

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

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.

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2012). Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812). 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:137098

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


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Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2008This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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