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Phocoena phocoena relicta  Abel, 1905
Taxonomic Serial No.: 771140

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Phocaena relicta Abel, 1905
  Common Name(s): Black Sea Harbor Porpoise [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                     FamilyPhocoenidae Gray, 1825 – porpoises  
                                        GenusPhocoena G. Cuvier, 1816 – common porpoises, harbor porpoises  
                                           SpeciesPhocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) – Harbor Porpoise, common porpoise, marsouin commun  
                                              SubspeciesPhocoena phocoena relicta Abel, 1905 – Black Sea Harbor Porpoise  

  Expert: Dr. James G. Mead  
  Notes: Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Phocoena phocoena relicta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: List of Marine Mammal Species and Subspecies, website (version Aug 2018)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Committee on Taxonomy. 2018. List of marine mammal species and subspecies. Society for Marine Mammalogy,, consulted on 16 April 2019   
  Reference for: Phocoena phocoena relicta, Black Sea Harbor Porpoise [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gaskin, David E., Peter W. Arnold, and Barbara A. Blair  
  Publication Date: 1974   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phocoena phocoena   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 42   
  Page(s): 1-8   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Phocoena phocoena relicta   
  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: Phocoena phocoena relicta, Black Sea Harbor Porpoise [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  






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