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Dusky Dolphin
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Delphinidae Genus: Lagenorhynchus
Species: Lagenorhynchus obscurus
The Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) is a highly gregarious and acrobatic dolphin found in coastal waters in the Southern Hemisphere. It was first identified by John Gray in 1828. It is very closely genetically to the Pacific... More »
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Dusky dolphin


The dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) is a dolphin found in coastal waters in the Southern Hemisphere. Its specific epithet is Latin for "dark" or "dim".

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Dusky Dolphin Classification and EvolutionThe Dusky Dolphin is a small species of dolphin that is found inhabiting the cooler waters along continental shelves ...

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Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus). The Dusky Dolphin resides in the coastal waters of the Southern Hemisphere in a zone that includes Australia and  ...

The dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) is a medium sized dolphin, growing to lengths of 5.5 to 7 feet and weights of 150 to 185 pounds. It is dark gray (or dark blue-gray) on its back and white on its belly. The dusky dolphin inhabits cool waters ranging in tempe... More »
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Dusky dolphin: New Zealand marine mammals


In New Zealand, dusky dolphins appear south of East Cape and are rare in more northern waters.

Dusky Dolphins, Lagenorhynchus obscurus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Dusky Dolphins, Lagenorhynchus obscurus, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Dusky dolphin leaping - ARKive


Learn more about the Dusky dolphin - with amazing Dusky dolphin videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Dusky Dolphin)


The total number of dusky dolphins in the one area off the Patagonian cost was estimated to be close to 7,252 individuals (Dans et al. 1997), and the number ...

CMS: Lagenorhynchus obscurus, Dusky dolphin


Description. Dusky dolphins are small and moderately robust. They have virtually no beak, as the head slopes evenly down from the blowhole to the tip of the ...

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Q: What is a dusky dolphins weight?
A: A Dusky Dolphin weighs from 70 - 85 kg (155 - 185 pounds) Read More »
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Q: How long is an dusky dolphin?
A: It reaches 2 meters in length Read More »
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Q: Where to see: references? Dusky Dolphin.
A: The dusky dolphin ( Lagenorhynchus obscurus. is a medium sized dolphin, growing to lengths of 5.5 to 7 feet and weights of 150 to 185 pounds. It has a sloping f... Read More »
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Q: How do dusky dolphins reproduce?
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Q: What is the order and family of the dusky dolphin?
A: Dusky dolphins are part of the family Delphinidae, which include al... ...MORE... Read More »
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