Cetacea taxon details

Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866)

marine, brackish, fresh
Gray J.E. (1866). Catalogue of seals and whales in the British Museum. Trustees of the British Museum, London., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38547844
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 at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148732 on 2020-09-20
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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., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38547844
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. <em>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.</em> 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. <em>Society for Marine Mammalogy Special Publication.</em> 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. <em>Bulletin of the United States National Museum.</em> (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]   
 
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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]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (STR18815 Orcaella brevirostris skull - dorsal, ventral left lateral view)
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