Cetacea taxon details

Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)

220226  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220226)

Delphinus chinensis Osbeck, 1765 · unaccepted (basionym)
Delphinus sinensis Desmarest, 1822 · unaccepted (synonym)
Sotalia borneensis Lydekker, 1901 · unaccepted (synonym)
Sotalia chinensis True, 1889 · unaccepted (synonym)
Sotalia plumbeus Flower, 1883 · unaccepted (synonym)
Sotalia sinensis Flower, 1883 · unaccepted (synonym)
Sousa huangi Wang, 1999 · unaccepted (synonym)
Sousa queenslandensis Gaskin, 1972 · unaccepted (synonym)
Steno (Sousa) lentiginosus Gray, 1866 · alternate representation
Steno chinensis Gray, 1871 · unaccepted (synonym)
Steno lentiginosus Blanford, 1891 · unaccepted (synonym)
Steno lentiginosus Gray, 1866 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish
Not documented
Note Canton River  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Canton River [details]
Perrin, W.F. (2021). World Cetacea Database. Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220226 on 2022-11-27
1997-05-01 08:58:20Z
2008-08-20 11:25:36Z
2009-03-11 12:36:54Z

original description  (of Sousa huangi Wang, 1999) Wang, P.-L. (1999). Chinese Cetaceans. <em>Ningbo, China: Ocean Enterprises, Ltd.</em> 325 pp. [In Chinese]. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Ang, P. O.; Wong, C. K.; Lin, T. P.; Ma, W. C.; Hung, S. (2005). Biological Monitoring in Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park. <em>Submitted to Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.</em>  [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record Jefferson, T.A.; Karczmarski, L. (2001). Sousa chinensis. <em>Mammalian species.</em> 655: 1-9., available online at http://www.bioone.org/archive/1545-1410/655/1/pdf/i1545-1410-655-1-1.pdf [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From editor or global species database
Holotype None preserved; original description based on live animals observed in habitat. [details]

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

IUCN Red List Category subpopulation Eastern Taiwan Strait humpback dolphin : Critically Endangered (CR) [details]

Type locality Canton River [details]

From other sources
Habitat tropical to warm temperate coastal waters, also in rivers, estuaries and mangroves [details]
Afrikaans boggelrugdolfyn  [details]
Arabic darfeel  [details]
Burmese la-maing  [details]
English Zhonghua white dolphinwhite dolphinspeckled dolphinridge-backed dolphinplumbeous dolphinlead-colored dolphinIndo-Pacific hump-backed dolphinIndo-Pacific humpback dolphinChinese white dolphinBorneo white dolphinBornean dolphin  [details]
French dauphin à bosse de l'Indo-Pacifique  [details]
Indonesian lumba-lumba totollumba-lumba timahlumba-lumba putih  [details]
Japanese usuiro-iruka  [details]
Malagasy lambondriaka aman-trafo  [details]
Malayalam poonan aedi  [details]
Portuguese golfinho-corcunda-do--Indo-pacifico  [details]
Sindhi malhar  [details]
Sinhala kabara mulla  [details]
Southern Balochi goco  [details]
Spanish delfín jorobado del Pacífico  [details]
Tamil ongil (dolphin in general)  [details]
Telugu bolla gadimi  [details]
Thai plaloma phuakplaloma langnokplaloma khaothaoplaloma khaothaletoiplaloma khaothalenoea  [details]
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