Heaviside's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii), sometimes called Haviside's
dolphin after its discoverer, is a small dolphin found off the coast of Namibia and
Cephalorhynchus heavisidii species guide - Found close to shore in
Southwestern Africa, they often breach and perform somersaults up to 2m in the
Cephalorhynchus heavisidii (Gray, 1828). English: Heaviside's dolphin. German:
Heaviside-Delphin Spanish: Delfín del Cabo French: Céphalorhynque du Cap.
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 ...
However, common usage prevails and the species is generally known as
Heaviside's Dolphin. A preliminary study of animals from Namibia and South
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 ...
Color: The color is similar to Hector's dolphin except that the white on the
Heaviside's posterior ventral region continues along the flanks to the throat,
Heaviside's dolphins, Cephalorhynchus heavisidii, are a small, short-beaked
dolphin found only off the southwest coast of Africa (Namibia & South Africa).
The mission of the Namibian Dolphin Project: To assess the conservation status
of dolphins and whales in Namibian waters, especially the endemic Heaviside's ...
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