Taxon profile


Cuvier's Beaked Whale
Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Ziphiidae »  genus Ziphius

Scientific synonyms

Aliama desmarestii Gray, 1864
Aliama indica Gray, 1865
Delphinorhynchus australis Burmeister, 1865
Delphinus desmaresti Risso, 1826
Delphinus philippii Cocco, 1846
Epiodon australe Burmeister, 1867
Epiodon australis Gray, 1871
Epiodon chathamiensis Hector, 1873
Epiodon cryptodon Gray, 1870
Epiodon desmarestii Carus, 1893

Other names

= Goose-beaked Whale

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

prey: Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798) - European Flying Squid, Histioteuthis reversa (Verrill, 1880) - Reverse Jewell Squid, Octopoteuthis sicula Rüppell, 1844 - Ruppell's Octopus Squid, Taningia danae Joubin, 1931 - Dana Octopus Squid, Ancistroteuthis lichtensteini Férussac, 1835 - Angel Clubhook Squid, ...

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [ec880d6b-91fc-4089-86c7-7acf615a34b2]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [23211]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823]

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