Cetacea taxon details

Orcaella heinsohni Beasley, Robertson & Arnold, 2005

343990  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:343990)

accepted
Species
marine
Beasley, I., K. M. Robertson and P. Arnold. (2005). Description of a new dolphin, the Australian snubfin dolphin Orcaella heinsohni sp. n. (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Marine Mammal Science 21:365--400. [details]   
Note Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Orcaella heinsohni Beasley, Robertson & Arnold, 2005. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=343990 on 2018-02-25
Date
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2008-04-11 11:37:23Z
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2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
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original description Beasley, I., K. M. Robertson and P. Arnold. (2005). Description of a new dolphin, the Australian snubfin dolphin Orcaella heinsohni sp. n. (Cetacea, Delphinidae). Marine Mammal Science 21:365--400. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [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 (including mandible and periotics), right scapula, incomplete left flipper bones, and loose teeth in Queensland Museum, Townsville, Australia; no. QM JM4721 (field no. JCU MM61)collected from a shark net on 21 April, 1972 by G. Heinsohn and A. Spain. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened (NT) [details]

Type locality Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia. [details]

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

LanguageName 
English Australian snubfin dolphin  [details]
French orcelle de Australia  [details]
Spanish delfín de Australia  [details]