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 <i>Orcaella heinsohni</i> 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. (2021). World Cetacea Database. Orcaella heinsohni Beasley, Robertson & Arnold, 2005. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/cetacea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=343990 on 2022-12-08
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 <i>Orcaella heinsohni</i> 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  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

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]