The Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) is a euryhaline species of oceanic
dolphin found in discontinuous subpopulations near sea coasts and in estuaries
Irrawaddy dolphins are found in coastal areas in South and Southeast Asia, and
in three rivers: the Ayeyarwady (Myanmar), the Mahakam (Indonesian Borneo) ...
Apr 7, 2015 ... The discovery of a deceased female Irrawaddy river dolphin on Cheutal Touch
Island, Cambodia – close to the border with Laos – is yet ...
Orcaella brevirostris species guide - The Irrawaddy dolphin is found in some of
the major rivers and coastal waters of Asia. Its habitat is under threat from human
In 2009, WCS researchers found 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins swimming in the
Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh and adjacent waters of the Bay of ...
Find out what's known about Irrawaddy Dolphins, Orcaella brevirostris,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats,
Orcaella brevirostris (Gray, 1866). English: Irrawaddy dolphin. German: Irrawadi
Delphin Spanish: Delfín del Irrawaddy French: Orcelle. Family Delphinidae.
A particularly distinctive dolphin, the Irrawaddy has a rounded head with no beak
and a flexible neck, causing visible creases behind the head. Although most ...
Irrawaddy Dolphins Disappearing from the Mekong River. Isabel L. Beasley, Ph.
D. As a result of intense competition with humans for freshwater resources, ...
Apr 8, 2015 ... The recent death of one of the remaining six Irrawaddy river dolphins in the
Mekong River in Laos highlights the desperate situation for the ...