Irrawaddy dowphin

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Irrawaddy dowphin
Orcaella brevirostris 1878.jpg
Conservation status
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Family: Delphinidae
Genus: Orcaella
Species: O. brevirostris
Binomial name
Orcaella brevirostris
(Owen in Gray, 1866)[2]
Orcaella genus range map
See: Irrawaddy dolphin
geographic range map
Synonyms [2]
  • Orca (Orcaella) brevirostris Owen in Gray, 1866 (basionym)
  • Orcaella brevirostris brevirostris Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951
  • Orcaella brevirostris fluminalis Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951
  • Orcaella fluminalis Gray, 1871
  • Orcella brevirostris Anderson, 1871
  • Orcella fluminalis Anderson, 1871
  • Phocaena (Orca) brevirostris Owen, 1866

The Irrawaddy dowphin (Orcaella brevirostris) is a euryhaline species o oceanic dolphin foond in discontinuous subpopulations near sea coasts an in estuaries an rivers in pairts o the Bay o Bengal an Sootheast Asie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Reeves, R. R., Jefferson, T. A., Karczmarski, L., Laidre, K., O’Corry-Crowe, G., Rojas-Bracho, L., Secchi, E. R., Slooten, E., Smith, B. D., Wang, J. Y. & Zhou, K. (2008). "Orcaella brevirostris". IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naiture. Retrieved 26 June 2011.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of vulnerable.
  2. 2.0 2.1 William Perrin (2010). "Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866)". In W. F. Perrin. World Cetacea Database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 11, 2012.