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Lagenorhynchus australis   (Peale, 1848)

Peale's dolphin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Pelagic.  Temperate; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 216 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 115.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Coastal animals, found in bays and inlets, around islands and over the continental shelf; frequently seen close to shore and sometimes shoreward of kelp beds. Feeds on octopus, róbalo (snooks, family Centropomidae) and pejerrey (silversides, family Atherinidae) (Ref. 1394). Coastal animals, found in bays and inlets, around islands and over the continental shelf; frequently seen close to shore and sometimes shoreward of kelp beds. Feeds on octopus, róbalo (snooks, family Centropomidae) and pejerrey (silversides, family Atherinidae) (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (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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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.4 - 15.6, mean 10.5 (based on 438 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown