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Cephalorhynchus commersonii   (Lac√©p√®de, 1804)

Commerson's dolphin
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 175 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 86.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indian Ocean, Southeast Pacific, and Southwest Atlantic: Cephalorhynchus commersonii commersonii: Falkland Islands, Argentina, South Shetland Islands, Chile.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in relatively shallow coastal waters, but move slightly offshore during winter. Feeds on various sepcies of fish, squid and shrimp, near the bottom (Ref. 1394). Found in relatively shallow coastal waters, but move slightly offshore during winter. Feeds on various species of fish, squid and shrimp, near the bottom (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown