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SPECIES Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Author:Gray, 1846.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., [ser. 1], 17: 84.
Common Name:White-beaked Dolphin
Type Locality:None given in original description, given by Gray (1846:35) as UK, England, "North Sea, coast of Norfolk.", and by Gray (1850) as Great Yarmouth.
Distribution:North Atlantic: cold-temperate waters; L. albirostris tends to be distributed to the north of L. acutus.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
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Synonyms:

    pseudotursio (Reichenbach, 1846)
    ibseni (Eschricht, 1846)

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