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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765) 
AphiaID: 220226

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetartiodactyla (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetancodonta (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontoceti (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa Gray, 1866
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus chinensis Osbeck, 1765 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelphinus sinensis Desmarest, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia borneensis Lydekker, 1901 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia chinensis True, 1889 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia plumbeus Flower, 1883 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSotalia sinensis Flower, 1883 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa borneensis Fraser & Purves, 1960 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa huangi Wang, 1999 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa lentiginosa Iredale & Troughton, 1934 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSousa queenslandensis Gaskin, 1972 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno (Sousa) lentiginosus Gray, 1866
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno chinensis Gray, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno lentiginosus Blanford, 1891 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSteno lentiginosus Gray, 1866 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenopontistes zambezicus Miranda Ribiero, 1936 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Jefferson, T. A. and L. Karczmarski. (2001). Sousa chinensis. Mammalian Species 655:1--9. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorboggelrugdolfyn  [details]
Arabic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordarfeel  [details]
Burmese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorla-maing  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZhonghua white dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorwhite dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorspeckled dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorridge-backed dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorplumbeous dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlead-colored dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific hump-backed dolphinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific humpback dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChinese white dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBorneo white dolphinChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBornean dolphin  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordauphin à bosse de l'Indo-Pacifique  [details]
Indonesian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorlumba-lumba totolChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlumba-lumba timahChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorlumba-lumba putih  [details]
Japanese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorusuiro-iruka  [details]
Malagasy Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorlambondriaka aman-trafo  [details]
Malayalam Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpoonan aedi  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgolfinho-corcunda-do--Indo-pacifico  [details]
Sindhi Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormalhar  [details]
Sinhala Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkabara mulla  [details]
Southern Balochi Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgoco  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordelfín jorobado del Pacífico  [details]
Tamil Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorongil (dolphin in general)  [details]
Telugu Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbolla gadimi  [details]
Thai Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma phuakChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma langnokChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma khaothaoChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma khaothaletoiChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorplaloma khaothalenoea  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (271 nucleotides; 213 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype None preserved; original description based on live animals observed in habitat. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Near Threatened (NT) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category subpopulation Eastern Taiwan Strait humpback dolphin : Critically Endangered (CR) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Canton River [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tropical to warm temperate coastal waters, also in rivers, estuaries and mangroves [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong
Indo-Pacific humpback ...
Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong. The mother is dumping heat through dilated capillary vessels.
Indo-Pacific humpback ...
Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong
Indo-Pacific humpback ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220226
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-05-01 08:58:20Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z  changed  Perrin, William
2009-03-11 12:36:54Z  changed  Perrin, William
  
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  Citation: Perrin, W. (2014). Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765). In: Perrin, W.F. (2014) World Cetacea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220226 on 2014-08-20
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