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SPECIES Orcaella brevirostris

Author:Owen in Gray, 1866.
Citation:Cat. Seals Whales Brit. Mus.: p. 285, fig. 57.
Common Name:Irrawady Dolphin
Type Locality:"Inhab. East coast of India, the harbour of Vizagapatam" (= Vishakhapatnam Harbor, in Bay of Bengal).
Distribution:SE Asia, N Australia and Papua New Guinea: tropical coastal waters and large rivers.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Data Deficient, except for Mahakam subpopulation, which is Critically Endangered.
Comments:Reviewed by Marsh et al. (1989). See Rice (1998:120) for details on species citation.
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    fluminalis Gray, 1871

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