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Ziphius sechellensis  Gray, 1846
Taxonomic Serial No.: 770984

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Mesoplodon densirostris (Blainville, 1817)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gray, J. E. / Richardson, John, and John Edward Gray, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1846   
  Article/Chapter Title: Part III: On the Cetaceous Animals   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror, Under the Command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross [...], vol. 1: Mammalia, Birds   
  Page(s): 13-53   
  Publisher: E. W. Janson   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hershkovitz, Philip  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Living Whales   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: United States National Museum Bulletin, no. 246   
  Page(s): viii + 259   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Ziphius sechellensis   

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  Comment: Sometimes spelled "seychellensis", but the origin of that subsequent spelling was not here researched  



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