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 Lagenorhynchus

Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LagenorhynchusGray, 1846accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): kvitnos sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Czech: plískavice bělonosá
 Danish: hvidnæse sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: witsnuitdolfijn
 English: white-beaked dolphin sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: White-beaked Dolphin sources: Charles Hussey
 French: dauphin à bec blanc; dauphin à rostre blanc sources: Jefferson, T.A.; Leatherwood, S.; Webber, M.A. (1993). Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species identification guide. FAO: Rome, Italy. ISBN 92-5-103292-0. VIII, 320 pp.
 German: weisschnauziger delphin; weisschnauziger Springer; Weißschnauzendelfin; weißschnauziger Delfin; weißschnauziger Springer sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Λευκόρυγχος λαγηνόρυγχος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greenlandic: niza
 Italian: lagenorinco rostrobianco sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: baltasnukis delfinas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: hvidnaese; hvitsnutet springer
 Norwegian Bokmål: kvitnos sources: Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., [ser. 1], 17:84
 Norwegian Nynorsk: kvitnos sources: Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., [ser. 1], 17:84
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): kvitnos sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: delfin białonosy sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: belonosyi delfin; belorylyi delfin; дельфин беломордый sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: belokljuni pisani delfin; elokljuni pisani delfin sources: Davorin Tome;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: delfín de hocico blanco sources: Jefferson, T.A.; Leatherwood, S.; Webber, M.A. (1993). Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species identification guide. FAO: Rome, Italy. ISBN 92-5-103292-0. VIII, 320 pp.
 Swedish: vitnos sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: ak burunlu yunus sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Дельфін біломордий sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: dolffin pigwyn

Literature

original description

Gray, J. E. (1846). Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 17:21, pl. 1.

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

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web.

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

Carwardine, M., E. Hoyt, R. E. Fordyce and P. Gill. 1998. Whales, dolphins and porpoises. Time-Life Books. Nature Company Guides, USA. 288 p.

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2011). Lagenorhynchus albirostris (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:137101

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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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