True’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus)

French: Mésoplodon De True, Mésoplodon De True
Spanish: Ballena De Pico De True, Zifio De True
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCetartiodactyla
FamilyZiphiidae
GenusMesoplodon (1)

Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

Information on the True’s beaked whale is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (October, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org