Taxon Profile: Mesoplodon layardii
- Taxon Id
- Common Name
- Strap-toothed Beaked Whale, Strap-toothed Whale, Layard's Beaked Whale
- Naming Status
- Currently accepted name
- Found in the Antarctica/subantarctic or Southern Ocean
See map of extents
- Taxon has been resolved to the rank Species.
©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1986
- Catalogue id
- Mesoplodon layardii from Herd Island spit Oct 1985. At Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
- Reeves, Robert D (Bob)
- Source of taxon data
- Latest Taxonomic scrutiny
- CAVS 8.1
- CAVS 8.1 update:03-JUN-94
- Revised to
Mesoplodon layardi (Gray, 1865) (Strap-toothed Beaked Whale) Profile
Species belongs to the following lists - Follow link on List Name to see list of all species.
||Basis of Record
|| Cetaceans Database - Whales
|| Defined list of cetacean species for the Australian coastal regions and the waters of the Australian Antarctic Territory.
Derived (from literature)