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Mesoplodon bahamondi  Reyes, Van Waerebeek, Cárdenas and Yáñez, 1996
Taxonomic Serial No.: 612593

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Bahamonde's beaked whale [English]
    zifio de Bahamonde [Spanish]
  Valid Name: Mesoplodon traversii (Gray, 1874)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Mesoplodon bahamondi    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: List of Marine Mammal Species and Subspecies, website (version Aug 2018)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Committee on Taxonomy. 2018. List of marine mammal species and subspecies. Society for Marine Mammalogy,, consulted on 16 April 2019   
  Reference for: Mesoplodon bahamondi   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mead, James G., and Robert L. Brownell, Jr. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Cetacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): 723-743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Mesoplodon bahamondi   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Reyes, Julio C., Koen Van Waerebeek, Juan C. Cárdenas, and José L. Yáñez  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Mesoplodon bahamondi sp. n. (Cetacea, Ziphiidae), a new living beaked whale from the Juan Fernández Archipelago, Chile   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile, vol. 45   
  Page(s): 31-44   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0027-3910   
  Notes: James G. Mead [personal communication, July 2002]: Although the listed publication year is 1995, this article was not actually published until 1996. Also noted at end of article: "Contribucin recibida: 20.07.95; aceptada: 20.10.95"   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rice, Dale W.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Mammals of the World: Systematics and Distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publications of the Society for Marine Mammals, no. 4   
  Page(s): ix + 231   
  Publisher: The Society for Marine Mammalogy   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-03-4   
  Reference for: Mesoplodon bahamondi   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): van Helden, Anton L., Alan N. Baker, M. L. Dalebout, J. C. Reyes, K. Van Waerebeek, and C. S. Baker  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Resurrection of Mesoplodon traversii (Gray, 1874), senior synonym of M. bahamondi Reyes, Van Waerebeek, Cárdenas and Yáñez, 1995 (Cetacea: Ziphiidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Mammal Science, vol. 18, no. 3   
  Page(s): 609-621   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0824-0469   
  Notes: James G. Mead [personal communication, July 2002]: The Reyes et al. "1995" publication mentioned in the title was not actually published until 1996   
  Reference for: Mesoplodon bahamondi   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  






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