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Australian snubfin dolphin - Wikipedia


The Australian snubfin dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) is a dolphin found off the northern coasts of Australia. It closely resembles the Irrawaddy dolphin and was ...

Orcaella heinsohni — Australian Snubfin Dolphin


Australian Snubfin Dolphins are characterised by a broadly rounded head that is extremely mobile and usually has a visible neck crease (Beasley et al. 2005).

Australian Snubfin Dolphin Species Guide - WDC


Orcaella heinsohni species guide - Closely related to the Irrawaddy dolphin, the Australian snubfin dolphin is found in the shallow coastal waters and estuaries ...

Australian Snubfin Dolphins, Orcaella heinsohni ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Australian Snubfin Dolphins, Orcaella heinsohni, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, ...

The Snubfin Dolphin - Australia's own! | The Wilderness Society


As of 2005, Australia has its very own dolphin, the Snubfin Dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) – the first new dolphin species to be discovered in 56 years!

Australian snubfin dolphin (Department of Environment and ...


Aug 31, 2015 ... The Australian snubfin dolphin is a relatively small cetacean (dolphin and whale family). Adults average 2 metres in length. It has a blunt, ...

Australia's bizarre spitting snubfin dolphin - Australian Geographic


Nov 14, 2014 ... This is the incredibly charming snubfin dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni), a rare and little-studied species found all along Australia's tropical north ...

Orcaella heinsohni (Australian Snubfin Dolphin) - IUCN Red List


Range Description: Australian snubfin dolphins inhabit coastal, shallow waters of the tropical and subtropical zones of Australia, and possibly some parts of New ...

Discovering Australia's snubfin dolphin | WWF


Summary. A new species of dolphin was found in Australia's northern waters in 2005. The discovery of the Australian snubfin – previously thought to be an ...

CMS: Orcaella heinsohni, Australian snubfin dolphin


The Australian snubfin dolphin resembles the Irrawaddy dolphin (O. brevirostris), but, as opposed to its congener, the dorsal groove is absent. Furthermore, its ...