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Orcaella heinsohni   Beasley, Robertson & Arnold, 2005

Australian snubfin dolphin

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Orcaella heinsohni   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Beasley, I., K.M. Robertson and P. Arnold. 2005. (Ref. 78832)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 200 m, usually 1 - 10 m

Climate / Range

Tropical; 7°S - 90°S, 100°E - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Short description

In lateral view the head is rounded and usually bounded by a distinct neck crease, lacking dorsal groove; mesethmoid plate reduced and generally in advance of the anterior most nasal ossicle, exposing a large area of the frontal bone; presence of supernumerary bone between nasal ossicles and posterior border of mesethmoid; has a greater length of the antiorbital process and a more closely opposed pterygoid hamuli with medial flanges.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in protected, shallow, coastal waters especially adjacent to river and creek mouths (Ref. 79537).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)