Cephalorhynchus hectori   (van Bénéden, 1881)

Hector's dolphin
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Classification
Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae
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Main reference
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
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Size / Weight / Age
max. published weight: 57.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 160°E - 180°E

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in shallow coastal waters. Feeds on several species of small fish and squid (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

  Endangered (EN) (A4d)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown