Cetacea taxon details

Pontoporia blainvillei (Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844)

marine, brackish
Gervais, P. and A. d'Orbigny. (1844). Mammalogie. Bulletin de la Société Philomathique, Paris, April 27, 1844:38--40. [details]   
Note Mouth of Rio de La Plata, near Montevideo,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Mouth of Rio de La Plata, near Montevideo, Uruguay. [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2018). World Cetacea Database. Pontoporia blainvillei (Gervais & d'Orbigny, 1844). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=254964 on 2018-06-18
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original description Gervais, P. and A. d'Orbigny. (1844). Mammalogie. Bulletin de la Société Philomathique, Paris, April 27, 1844:38--40. [details]   

basis of record 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 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 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  Type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Holotype Dolphin of 1.3m captured near Montevideo, Uruguay by M. de Fréminville. Skull reported by Hershkovitz (1966)to be in Paris Museum but not found in review of Paris collection by Robineau (1989). Holotype may no longer exist. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable (VU) [details]

IUCN Red List Category subpopulation Rio Grande do Sul/Uruguay franciscana : Vulnerable (VU) [details]

Type locality Mouth of Rio de La Plata, near Montevideo, Uruguay. [details]

From other sources
Habitat coastal and estuarine [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch La Plata dolfijn  [details]
English La Plata River dolphinLa Plata dolphinfranciscana  [details]
French dauphin de la Plata  [details]
German La Plata-Delphin  [details]
Portuguese toninhafranciscanacachimboboto amarelo  [details]
Spanish toninafranciscanadelfinillodelfin del Plata  [details]