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...
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".
Dusky Dolphin Classification and EvolutionThe Dusky Dolphin is a small species
of dolphin that is found inhabiting the cooler waters along continental shelves ...
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 »
Find out what's known about Dusky Dolphins, Lagenorhynchus obscurus,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats,
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In New Zealand, dusky dolphins appear south of East Cape and are rare in more
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 ...
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 ...