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.

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In the southern portions of their range, they tend to avoid boats. Areas with rapid tidal flow or strong rips seem to be preferred 1 2. The flippers are rounded and medium sized. Cetaceans portal Marine life portal. A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification. Owing to its apparent shyness and relative scarcity, little is known about the Chilean Dolphin 1 4 5.

Between 1, dolphins have been reported harpooned each year near the western Strait of Magellan. Bycatch In the fishing industry, the part of the catch made up of non-target species.

Other cepbalorhynchus of Chilean dolphin reproduction are not well understood.


News from IUCN

Species categorized as Critically Endangered CR. For many years, the Chilean dolphin has been hunted for crab bait and allegedly also for food.

Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. The scientific community is now universally agreed in naming the dolphin Chilean on account of its distribution along the coast of the country. Pontoporiidae Pontoporia La Plata dolphin P.

ADW: Cephalorhynchus eutropia: INFORMATION

Little is known about the home csphalorhynchus and migration patterns of this species, although they are thought to be relatively sedentary.

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

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Description & Behavior

Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Chilean dolphin Cephalorhynchus eutropia. La Plata dolphin P.

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We need to more than double the number of wild species plants, animals and fungi assessed. Chilean dolphins are gray in color with lighter coloring on the ventral side.

Brown booby Sula leucogaster. On Chile’s convoluted coastline, Chilean dolphins prefer to live near areas of particularly strong tidal flow above a steep dropping shelf. Parvorder Odontoceti Toothed whales cont.