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Heaviside's Dolphin
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Delphinidae Genus: Cephalorhynchus
Species: Cephalorhynchus heavisidii
Heaviside's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) is a small dolphin that is found off the coast of Namibia and the west coast of South Africa. It is one of four dolphins in the Cephalorhychus genus - the others being the Chilean... More » · More images »

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Haviside's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii), or alternatively Heaviside's dolphin, is a small dolphin found off the coast of Namibia and the west coast of ...

Heaviside's dolphin leaping - ARKive

One of the most poorly known dolphins and also amongst the smallest, Heaviside's dolphin has a blunt head, rounded, paddle-like flippers, and bold markings.

CMS: Cephalorhynchus heavisidii, Heaviside's dolphin

Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828). English: Heaviside's dolphin. German: Heaviside-Delphin Spanish: Delfín del Cabo French: Céphalorhynque du Cap.

Heaviside's dolphin - Encyclopedia of Earth

Feb 20, 2011 ... Heaviside's dolphin (scientific name: Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) is one of 36 species of Oceanic Dolphin in the family Delphinidae.

Heaviside's Dolphin | Namibian Dolphin Project

Heaviside's dolphins are endemic to the Benguela ecosystem on the south west coast of Africa. In Namibia they occur in abundance around Luderitz and Walvis ...'s Dolphins&v=m734geCp0Ao
Sep 20, 2013 ... The Heaviside dolphin has never made a debut on television before, yet it spends its time frolicking in the waves off Sea Point, right under the ...

Heaviside's Dolphin - Whale Facts

Measuring in at 6 ft. long or less Heaviside's dolphin is a fairly small species of dolphin that can be found living off the southwest coast of Africa. Sometimes ...

ADW: Cephalorhynchus heavisidii: INFORMATION

Adult Heaviside's dolphins typically weigh between 60 and 70 kg, with an average body length of 1.74 m. Maximum girth is roughly 67% of the length of the body ...

Heavisides Dolphin - Cephalorhynchus heavisidii |

Heaviside's dolphins, Cephalorhynchus heavisidii, are a small, short-beaked dolphin found only off the southwest coast of Africa (Namibia & South Africa).

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Q: Where does the heaviside dolphin live?
A: In South Africa. Read More »
Q: How much does a heaviside's dolphin weight?
A: it weighs from about 88-165 pounds..... Read More »
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Heaviside's Dolphins, Cephalorhynchus heavisidii ~

Find out what's known about Heaviside's Dolphins, Cephalorhynchus heavisidii, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, ...

Heaviside's dolphin - Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Cephalorhynchus heavisidii species guide - Found close to shore, they often breach and perform somersaults up to 2m in the air which end with the dolphin ...

Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Benguela Dolphin, Heaviside's Dolphin)

However, common usage prevails and the species is generally known as Heaviside's Dolphin. A preliminary study of animals from Namibia and South Africa ...