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SPECIES Globicephala macrorhynchus

Author:Gray, 1846.
Citation:Zool. Voy. H.M.S. "Erebus" and "Terror", 1: 33.
Common Name:Short-finned Pilot Whale
Type Locality:"South Seas".
Distribution:Worldwide: tropical and warm-temperate waters; cold-temperate waters of the N Pacific, where it appears to stray as far north as the Gulf of Alaska (Pike and MacAskie, 1969).
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (cd).
Comments:See Van Bree (1971).
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Synonyms:

    brachypterus Cope, 1876
    scammonii Cope, 1869
    sieboldii Gray, 1846

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