Phocoena sinus Norris & McFarland, 1…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaCetaceaPhocoenidaePhocoena

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Overview

Full Name

Phocoena sinus Norris & McFarland, 1958

Common names

  • Gulf of California harbor porpoise eng
  • Vaquita eng
  • cochito spa
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Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Norris, K. S. and W. N. McFarland. (1958). A new harbor porpoise of the genus Phocoena from the Gulf of California. Journal of Mammalogy 39:22--39.

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

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Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Cetacea
family
Phocoenidae
genus
Phocoena
species
Phocoena sinus
 
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Bibliography

(1996) database, NODC Taxonomic Code

(1996) database, U. S. Dept. Interior

(1998) website, Mammal Species of the World

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

(2001) website, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program

Brownell, R. L., Jr. (1983). Phocoena sinus. Mammalian Species 198:1--3.

Brownell, Robert L. Jr. (1983) Phocoena sinus: Mammalian Species, no. 198

Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of living whales. U.S. National Museum Bulletin 246:1--259.

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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. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. 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.