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Sousa teuszii   (Kükenthal, 1892)

Atlantic hump-backed 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 : 280 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 284.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Tropical; 30°N - 2°N, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found primarily in estuarine and coastal waters. Feeds on schooling fish (Ref. 1394). Found primarily in estuarine and coastal waters. Feeds on schooling fish (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (C2a(i))

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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Age/Size
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Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
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) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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