Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
latitude min
Additional detail 51.35 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 77.48 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
longitude min
Additional detail -69.2 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.46 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail Arctic Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Arctic Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>
body length (VT) average
Additional detail 5.09 m adult PanTHERIA  
body mass average
Additional detail 938.13 kg adult PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 80.0 kg newborn animal PanTHERIA  
weight
Additional detail 1,250.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 80.0 kg neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>
habitat
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail continental slope
  • continental slope
    The seabed below the end of the continental shelf (the shelf break). The continental slope is much steeper than the shelf; the average angle is 3, but it can be as low as 1 or as high as 10. The slope is often cut with submarine canyons.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000273
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fjord
  • fjord
    A long and narrow sea inlet with high steeply sloped walled sides. A fjord is a landform created during a period of glaciation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000039
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ice sheet
  • ice sheet
    A mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000132
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail inlet
  • inlet
    An opening of the sea into the land, or of a lake into its shore.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000475
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ridge Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea ice Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sound
  • sound
    A large sea or ocean inlet larger than a bay, deeper than a bight, wider than a fjord, or it may identify a narrow sea or ocean channel between two bodies of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000393
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail strait
  • strait
    A narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000394
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail water body Environments - EOL project  
trophic level
Additional detail carnivore
  • carnivore
    An animal that mainly eats meat.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Primary__Carnivore
PanTHERIA  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
interacts with
Additional detail African Apes GloBI  
Additional detail Ape GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cods GloBI  
Additional detail Bears GloBI  
Additional detail Bears GloBI  
Additional detail Beluga and Narwhal GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Dolphins, Killer Whales, Pilot Whales, and Relatives GloBI  
Additional detail Great Apes and Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Narwhals GloBI  
Additional detail Pacific Sleeper Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Bear GloBI  
Additional detail Sleeper Sharks GloBI  
Additional detail Sleeper Sharks GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail African Apes GloBI  
Additional detail Ape GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cods GloBI  
Additional detail Bears GloBI  
Additional detail Bears GloBI  
Additional detail Beluga and Narwhal GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Great Apes and Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Narwhal GloBI  
Additional detail Narwhal GloBI  
Additional detail Narwhals GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Bear GloBI  
Additional detail Sleeper Sharks GloBI  
Additional detail Sleeper Sharks GloBI  
feeds on
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cods GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cods GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Cods GloBI  
Additional detail Boreoatlantic Gonate Squid GloBI  
Additional detail Capelin GloBI  
Additional detail Capelins GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Gonatidae GloBI  
Additional detail Gonatus GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Pandalid Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Pandalid Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Pandaloidea GloBI  
Additional detail Pandaloidea GloBI  
Additional detail Pandalus GloBI  
Additional detail Pandalus GloBI  
Additional detail Reinhardtius GloBI  
Additional detail Righteyed Flounders GloBI  
Additional detail Rockfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Rockfishes, Rockcods and Thornyheads GloBI  
Additional detail Sebastinae GloBI  
Additional detail Smelts GloBI  
Additional detail Turbot GloBI  
  • has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
has predator
Additional detail African Apes GloBI  
Additional detail Ape GloBI  
Additional detail Bears GloBI  
Additional detail Bears GloBI  
Additional detail Dolphins, Killer Whales, Pilot Whales, and Relatives GloBI  
Additional detail Dolphins, Killer Whales, Pilot Whales, and Relatives GloBI  
Additional detail Great Apes and Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Bear GloBI  
Additional detail Sleeper Sharks GloBI  
Additional detail Sleeper Sharks GloBI  
habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
diet breadth
Additional detail 2 PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>
clutch/brood/litter size average
Additional detail 1 individuals PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
onset of fertility average
Additional detail 7.06 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 6.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 8.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
gestation period duration average
Additional detail 1.21 years PanTHERIA  
inter-birth interval average
Additional detail 2.5 years female PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 2.5 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
litters per year average
Additional detail 0.41 female PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 0.3 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
total life span max
Additional detail 40.0 years PanTHERIA  
max Additional detail 50 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • social group size
    Number of individuals in a group that spends the majority of their time in a 24 hour cycle together where there is some indication that these individuals form a social cohesive unit.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/SocialGroupSize
social group size average
Additional detail 14 individuals PanTHERIA  
weaning age average
Additional detail 1.67 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1.66 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
prenatal development duration
Additional detail 1.23 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>
first appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 2.59 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
first appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 1.81 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (older bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
last appearance (younger bound)
Additional detail 0 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>
population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  
conservation status
Additional detail near threatened
  • near threatened
    A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nearThreatened
IUCN  
extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about <i>Monodon monoceros</i>
type specimen repository
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/ URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.mnh.si.edu/
    http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34871
unknown
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/ URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.mnh.si.edu/
    http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34871
unknown
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/ URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.mnh.si.edu/
    http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34871
unknown
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/ URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.mnh.si.edu/
    http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34871
unknown
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/ URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.mnh.si.edu/
    http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34871
unknown
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/ URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.mnh.si.edu/
    http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34871
unknown
National Museum of Natural History Collections  
Additional detail National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM)
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM), Washington, District of Columbia, USA. NMNH and USNM both refer to the National Museum of Natural History. Collections are associated with one or the other acronym. US, the US National Herbarium, is a collection within the National Museum of Natural History. URL for main institutional website: http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/ URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.mnh.si.edu/
    http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34871
unknown
National Museum of Natural History Collections  

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