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

Ziphius aresques Gray, 1871
Delphinorhynchus australis Burmeister, 1865
Epiodon australe Burmeister, 1867
Epiodon australis Gray, 1871
Ziphius australis (Burmeister, 1865)
Hyperoodon capensis Gray, 1865
Petrorhynchus capensis Gray, 1865
Ziphius chatamensis Lahille, 1899
Ziphius chathamensis Flower, 1885
Zyphius chathamensis Moreno, 1895

Other names

= Goose-beaked Whale

Least Concern LC

Intertaxon relationships

prey: Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798) - European Flying Squid, Histioteuthis bonnellii (Férussac, 1834) - Umbrella Squid, Doryteuthis pealeii (Lesueur, 1821) - Longfin Inshore Squid, Histioteuthis reversa (Verrill, 1880) - Reverse Jewell Squid, Chiroteuthis veranyi (Férussac, 1835), ...

Links and literature

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

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
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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