Learn more about the Chilean dolphin – with amazing Chilean dolphin photos and facts on Arkive. Find out what’s known about Chilean Dolphins, Cephalorhynchus eutropia, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding. Perrin, W.F. (). World Cetacea Database. Cephalorhynchus eutropia Gray, Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at.

Author: Tolabar Dajar
Country: Tanzania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Science
Published (Last): 16 June 2007
Pages: 122
PDF File Size: 8.73 Mb
ePub File Size: 1.23 Mb
ISBN: 663-9-32984-316-1
Downloads: 55720
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Terg

Sea Mammals of the World.

Chilean dolphin habitat The Chilean dolphin is generally found in cold, shallow, coastal waters, where it readily enters estuaries and rivers. Parvorder Mysticeti Baleen whales. This dolphin is thickly shaped with its girth up to two-thirds its length.

They are also known to feed on green algae. Average number of offspring 1 Range age at sexual or reproductive maturity female 5 to 9 years Range age at sexual or reproductive maturity male 5 to 9 years Female Chilean dolphins invest heavily in young through gestation and lactation.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Cephalorhynchus eutropia Gray,

The rest of the body is a complex mix of dark tones. Dorsal fin In fish, the unpaired fin found on the back of the body. It divides species into nine categories: The mouth line is fairly long and a groove on the sides of the face is present.

Similarly, very little is known about its reproductive biology, other than that young dolphins are more commonly sighted between October and April 4 5. They dephalorhynchus white markings on the lips, throat, forehead, and behind each flipper. Proseriata and Kalyptorhynchia – Rhabditophora The animals then quickly fled after the female was brought out of the water.


This is an incredible achievement. Hector’s dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.

Chilean Dolphins, Cephalorhynchus eutropia ~

cephallorhynchus To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Reporting requirements Annual report Annual Illegal trade cephalorbynchus Implementation report Ad hoc reports.

Academic Press, San Diego, California. Chilean dolphins are usually found in small groups of 2 to 3, although they can be found in groups of up to 20 individuals. Biology of the Genus Cephalorhynchus.

Species categorized as Endangered EN. Includes crabs, lobsters, shrimps, slaters, woodlice and barnacles.

News from IUCN

X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Chilean dolphin conservation Given the paucity of information on the Chilean dolphin, the main priority is to conduct cephalorrhynchus research so that an accurate assessment of its conservation status can be made.

Cetaceans portal Marine life portal.

The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Chilean dolphin biology Owing to its apparent shyness and relative scarcity, little is known about the Chilean Dolphin 1 4 5.


Fisherman use the meat from the dolphins as bait to catch king crabs although this practice is now illegal. Chilean dolphins, Cephalorhynchus eutropiafeed on crustaceans, cephalopods, and fish including such as sardines and anchovies. Phocoenidae Neophocaena Finless porpoise N. Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey.

Recording equipment at the time was not sufficient to capture the full extent of their sounds.

These dolphins weigh approximately 57 kg, females may be slightly larger than males. It may NOT be used within Apps. A taxon is Critically Endangered CR when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Critically Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the futropia. Cephalorhynchus eutropiaChilean dolphin Jefferson, T.

Our new goal isspecies by Glossary Aquaculture The cultivation of marine or freshwater food fish or shellfish under controlled conditions. Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only.

This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat Chilean dolphin Cephalorhynchus eutropia. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Brown booby Sula leucogaster.