Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCetaceaDelphinidaeOrcinus

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  • 3

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Overview

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Habitat

Marine

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Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
family
Delphinidae
genus
Orcinus
species
Orcinus orca
 
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Bibliography

(1996) database, NODC Taxonomic Code

(1998) website, Mammal Species of the World

(2001) database, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad

(2003) database, http://www.menv.gouv.qc.ca/biodiversite/centre.htm

AGUILAR, A. et al. (1995-1997): Inventario de los Cetáceos de las Aguas Atlánticas Peninsulares: Aplicación de la Directiva 92/43/CEE. Dirección General de Conservación de la Naturaleza- Universidad de Barcelona. . . AGUILAR, A. (2001): Orca, p. 254-255, in: Libro Rojo de los Vertebrados Amenazados de Andalucía. Consejería de Medio Ambiente. Junta de Andalucía. 336 pp. . . CASINOS, A. (1981): Notes on cetaceans of the Spanish coasts : III. A record of Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) from the island of Menorca. Säugetierkundliche Mitteilungen 29:80. . . CHRISTENSEN, I. (1984): Growth and reproduction of killer whales, Orcinus orca, in Norwegian coastal waters. In: W. F. Perrin, R. L. Brownell Jr. and D. P. DeMaster (eds. ): Reproduction in whales, dolphins and porpoises, pp. 253-258 Rep. Int. Whal. Commn (Special Issue 6). . . DE STEPHANIS R. (2005): Distribución de cetáceos en el Estrecho de Gibraltar en función de parámetros oceanográficos en condiciones estivales. M. Sc. thesis, Universidad de Cádiz. . . DE STEPHANIS R. , et al. (2002): Interactions between killer whales (Orcinus orca) and red tuna (Thunnus thynnus) fishery in the Strait of Gibraltar. Fourth International Orca Symposium and Workshop, France. pp. 138-142. . . DE STEPHANIS R. et al. (2005): Population status, social organisation and feeding strategies of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the Strait of Gibraltar. 19th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society. La Rochelle, France. April 2-7. . . DE STEPHANIS R. et al. (2005): Impactos producidos por el tráfico marítimo en las poblaciones de cetáceos en el estrecho de Gibraltar. Situación actual y previsiones de futuro. Dirección General para la Biodiversidad del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente. 140 pp. . . KUNINGAS, S. , SIMILÄ, T. , HAMMOND, P. S (2006): Estimating the abundance of killer whales (orcinus orca) off northern norway using photo-identification and mark-recapture methods, in European Cetacean Research, Ed Peter Evans, Gydnia. . . MARCOS-IPIÑA E. , SALAZAR-SIERRA JM. , DE STEPHANIS, R. (2005): Cetacean population in coast of the Basque Country: a first approach, in European Cetacean Research 18, Ed Peter Evans, Kolmarden. . . MARCOS-IPINA, E. AND SALAZAR-SIERRA, JM, (2006): Toothed cetacean spatial distribution during the year and description of groups in the coast of Gipuzkoa, southeastern bay of Biscay in European Cetacean Research 20, Ed Peter Evans, Gydnia. . . NOTARBARTOLO DI SCIARA G. (1987): Killer whale, Orcinus orca, in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Mammal Science 3:356-360. . . RAGA, J. A. & PANTOJA, J. (eds. ) (2004): Proyecto Mediterráneo. Zonas de especial interés para la conservación de los cetáceos en el Mediterráneo español. Naturaleza y Parques Nacionales, Serie Técnica. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Madrid. . . TAYLOR, B. L. , BAIRD, R. , BARLOW, J. , DAWSON, S. M. , FORD, J. , MEAD, J. G. , NOTARBARTOLO DI SCIARA, G. , WADE, P. & PITMAN, R. L. (2008). Orcinus orca. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009. 1. . .

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes (2003) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner (1987) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada: Resource Publication, no. 166

Carwardine, M. , E. Hoyt, R. E. Fordyce and P. Gill. 1998. Whales, dolphins and porpoises. Time-Life Books. Nature Company Guides, USA. 288 p.

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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.