WoRMS taxon details

Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866)

148732  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148732)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Gray J.E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. Trustees of the British Museum, London.
page(s): 285 [details]   
Note Harbor of Vizagapatam, Madras, Bay of Bengal,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Harbor of Vizagapatam, Madras, Bay of Bengal, India. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148732 on 2018-05-24
Date
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2005-03-29 08:12:19Z
created
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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2009-03-11 12:36:54Z
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original description Gray J.E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. Trustees of the British Museum, London.
page(s): 285 [details]   

basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp. 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

additional source Rice, D. W. (1998). Marine mammals of the world. Systematics and distribution. Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication. 4., available online at http://www.marinemammalscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MarineMammalsOfTheWorld.pdf [details]   

additional source Hershkovitz, P. (1966). Catalog of Living Whales. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. (246): 1-259., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.246 [details]   

additional source Jefferson, T. A., M. A. Webber and R. L. Pitman. (2008). Marine mammals of the world. Academic Press, Amsterdam. [details]   

additional source IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, available online at http://www.iucnredlist.org [details]   

additional source Perrin, W.F.; Würsig, B.; Thewissen, J.G.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of marine mammals. Second edition. Academic Press: London. ISBN 978-0-12-373553-9. xxix, 1316 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Holotype Skull in British Museum (Natural History), London; no. 1454a, collected by Sir Walter Elliot. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable (VU) [details]

Type locality Harbor of Vizagapatam, Madras, Bay of Bengal, India. [details]

From other sources
Habitat in coastal, brackish and fresh waters, tropical and subtropical [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Irrawaddydolfijn  [details]
English snubfin dolphinlarger Indian porpoiseIrrawaddy dolphinIrawadi dolphindolphin of the Irawadi  [details]
French orcelle  [details]
Indonesian pesutlumba-lumba Mahakamlumba-lumba air tawar Irawadi  [details]
Spanish delfín del Irrawaddy  [details]
Thai plaloma irawadiplaloma huabadkhriblang  [details]
Turkish Irravady yunusu  [details]