Ziphius cavirostris

Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823

Common Names

Cuvier's Beaked Whale (English), Goose-beaked Whale (English), Goosebeak Whale (English), حوت كوفير (Arabic)

Languages: English

Conservation

Status in Egypt

Accidental.

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Mediterranean Sea.

Taxonomy

  • Hyperoodon capensis Gray, 1865 (synonym)
  • Ziphius australis (Burmeister, 1865) (synonym)
  • Ziphius indicus P.J. van Bénéden, 1863 (synonym)

References

[Anonymous] (2011).  The Office of Protected Resources.
M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..