Kogia breviceps ( Blainville, 1838 )

Jo, Yeong-Seok, Baccus, John T. & Koprowski, John L., 2018, Mammals of Korea: a review of their taxonomy, distribution and conservation status, Zootaxa 4522 (1), pp. 1-216: 125

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4522.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C24EFA8A-A5A0-4B06-A0A9-632F542B9529

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4571378

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A0BE3B-6476-FFC3-FF4F-FA4DFE2D5020

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Kogia breviceps ( Blainville, 1838 )
status

 

Kogia breviceps ( Blainville, 1838)   —Pygmy Sperm Whale

Physeter breviceps Blainville, 1838 p.337   ; Type locality- Cape of Good Hope , South Africa   .

Kogia floweri Gill, 1871 p.738   ; Type locality- Mazatlan , Sinaloa, Mexico   .

K. breviceps: Kuroda, 1938 p.13   ; Kim et al., 2000 p.72; Kim, 2004 p.229.

Range: This species has a limited range in the East Sea ( Fig. 82 View FIGURE 82 ). The South Korean Coast Guard chronicled the only record of this species as a by-catch at Pohang (central east coast) in 2003 (Pohang Coast Guard, unpublished data).

Remarks: Kogia breviceps   is considered monotypic, but geographic variation within the species has not been assessed ( Chivers et al. 2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Cetacea

Family

Kogiidae

Genus

Kogia

Loc

Kogia breviceps ( Blainville, 1838 )

Jo, Yeong-Seok, Baccus, John T. & Koprowski, John L. 2018
2018
Loc

K. breviceps:

Kim 2004:
Kim 2000:
Kuroda 1938:
1938
Loc

Kogia floweri

Gill 1871:
1871
Loc

Physeter breviceps

Blainville 1838:
1838