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Mesoplodon perrini  Dalebout, Mead, Baker, Baker and van Helden, 2002
Taxonomic Serial No.: 612599

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Perrin's Beaked Whale [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderCetacea Brisson, 1762 – baleines, cétacés, dauphins, mammfères marins, marsouins, baleia, cetáceo, golfinho, cetaceans, whales, dolphins, marine mammals, porpoises  
                                  SuborderOdontoceti Flower, 1867 – toothed whales  
                                     FamilyHyperoodontidae Gray, 1846 – beaked whales  
                                        GenusMesoplodon Gervais, 1850 – beaked whales  
                                           SpeciesMesoplodon perrini Dalebout, Mead, Baker, Baker and van Helden, 2002 – Perrin's Beaked Whale  

  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Mesoplodon perrini    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dalebout, Merel L., James G. Mead, C. Scott Baker, Alan N. Baker, and Anton L. van Helden  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new species of beaked whale Mesoplodon perrini sp. n. (Cetacea: Ziphiidae) discovered through phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial DNA sequences   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Mammal Science, vol. 18, no. 3   
  Page(s): 577-608   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0824-0469   
  Reference for: original description   
  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 perrini, Perrin's Beaked Whale [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Reeder, DeeAnn M., Kristofer M. Helgen, and Don E. Wilson  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Global Trends and Biases in New Mammal Species Discoveries   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University, no. 269   
  Page(s): 35   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0149-175X   
  Reference for: Mesoplodon perrini   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  



  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix II  
    Comments: Was first described as Mesoplodon hectori by Mead (1981), subsequently recognized as a new species by Dalebout et al. (2002)  



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