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 Ziphiidae > Genus Hyperoodon

Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HyperoodonLacépède, 1804accepted genus name

Species group names

Hyperoodon (Hyperoodon) ampullatus (Forster, 1770) synonym; alternate representation

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): bottlenose; nebbhval sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Czech: anarnak zobatý
 Danish: dögling; døgling; naebhval sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: butskop; snavel potvisch
 English: bottle-head; common bottlenose whale; flounder's head; North Atlantic bottle-nosed whale; northern bottlenose whale; northern bottle-nosed whale sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 English-United States: Northern Bottlenose Whale sources: Charles Hussey
 Faroese: döglink
 French: baleine à bec; dauphin de Honfleur; grand souffleur à bec d'oie; hyperoodon boréal
 German: Butskopf; Dögling; Entenwal
 Greek: Υπερωόδοντας του Βορά; Υπερωόδοντας του Βορρά sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Icelandic: andarnefia; andhvaler; döglingur
 Italian: iperodonte boreale sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: aukštakaktis snapuotis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: andehval; bottlenosen; naebhval; nebhval; stub
 Norwegian Bokmål: bottlenose; nebbhval sources: Travels into N. Am., 1:18
 Norwegian Nynorsk: bottlenose; nebbkval sources: Travels into N. Am., 1:18
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): bottlenose; nebbkval sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: dogling północny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: butylkonos; бутылконос высоколобый sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: severni račji kit sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: ballena nariz de botella del norte; calderón boreal; hocico de botella sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: nabbad gomtand; näbbval sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kuzey ördek balinası sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Високочолий пляшконіс; північний пляшконіс; Пляшконіс високочолий; Пляшконіс північний sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: morfil trwyn potel

Literature

original description

Forster. (1770). In Kalm, Travels into North America 1:18, ftn.

basis of record

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

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

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

additional source

Rice, D.W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication 4:1--231/

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.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Perrin, W. (2011). Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770). 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:343899

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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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2009-04-01 by William Perrin

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