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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Species categorized as Vulnerable VU. Cephalorhyncbus and Harrison, Cephalorhynvhus monk seal Monachus schauinslandi. They can be distinguished by the lack of a conspicuous white area on the sides and back.

Given the insufficient data on the population size of Chilean dolphins, Cephalorhynchus eutropiait is unknown what impact hunting and capture as bycatch will have on their ability to thrive.

A zero annual export quota has been established for live specimens from the Black Sea population of Tursiops truncatus removed from the wild and traded for primarily comme.

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Most of the few individual specimens studied by scientists were either washed-up individuals whose skin had darkened due to exposure to air or live specimens seen at sea but only at a cephaporhynchus and so appeared darker than they were. Reconnecting people with nature was a hot topic during Europarcthe yearly conference of Protected Areas in Europe. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

The rest of the body is a complex mix of dark tones. To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account.

A taxon is Endangered EN when the eitropia available evidence indicates that it meets any ejtropia the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.


The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. These characteristics often make for its incorrect identification as a porpoise. Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends.

Cephalorhynchus eutropia

An additional concern is the rapid expansion of salmon and shellfish farms, which exclude Chilean dolphins from important areas of habitat and restrict movement 1. Pontoporiidae Pontoporia La Plata dolphin P. Pygmy killer whale F.

Cephalorgynchus Mammals of the World. Chilean dolphins mate in the early winter and bear young in the spring.

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This is an incredible achievement. Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. A sub adult female, shot through the heart and aorta, was accompanied by several other animals during the time the animal was brought aboard. A taxon is Extinct In The Wild EW when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population or populations well outside the past range. Exact population figures for Cephalorhynchus eutropia are unavailable, although the species has been considered rare except in areas where large groups are seen.

Dauphin noir du Chili. Females have one calf every two years.

A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification. Zero annual export quota for live specimens from the Black Sea population of Tursiops truncatus removed from the wild and traded for primarily commercial purposes. Female Chilean dolphins invest heavily in young through gestation and lactation.


Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Rarely, schools of 20 to 50 individuals have been sighted, particularly in the northern part of their range. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. The belly and throat are mostly white and behind each flipper there is an oval white patch 2. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Monodontidae Delphinapterus Beluga D.

Fauna marine species Sharks and manta rays Queen conch Introduction from the sea. Join us today or show your support with a monthly donation. The Encyclopedia of mammals. 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. For many years, the Chilean dolphin has been hunted for crab bait and allegedly also for food.

Pantropical spotted dolphin S. We need to more than double the number of wild species plants, animals and fungi assessed. The scientific community is now universally agreed in naming the dolphin Chilean on account of its distribution along the coast of the country.

Cuvier’s beaked whale Z. They may also enter rivers and estuaries and can be seen as far as 5 kilometers upstream. Chilean dolphins inhabit shallow waters with strong currents and are known to enter estuaries and rivers.