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Tursiops aduncus

Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin
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Classification
Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
. 0. (Ref. 1522)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 270 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104989); max. published weight: 230.0 kg (Ref. 104988)

Environment
Bathypelagic; oceanodromous (Ref. 75906); depth range 0 - 2000 m, usually 1 - 50 m

Climate / Range
Tropical; 90°N - 90°S, 15°E - 180°E

Distribution
Indo-Pacific and Southern Atlantic.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on bony fishes and cephalopods (Ref. 84677). Attacked and preyed upon by tiger sharks Galeocerdo cuvier (Ref. 104930).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial; bait: usually
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us |

More information

Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

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

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown