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) ...
Range Description: Irrawaddy dolphins have a discontinuous distribution in the
tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific, almost exclusively in estuarine and fresh ...
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 ...
In 2009, WCS researchers found 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins swimming in the
Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh and adjacent waters of the Bay of ...
Orcaella brevirostris (Gray, 1866). English: Irrawaddy dolphin. German: Irrawadi
Delphin Spanish: Delfín del Irrawaddy French: Orcelle. Family Delphinidae.
Irrawaddy Dolphins about fifteen to twenty of these rare freshwater dolphins
make their home on a beautiful stretch of the Mekong River near a small set of ...
Mar 28, 2011 ... Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) * Family: Delphinidae, * Genus:
Orcaella, * Species: O. brevirostris, * Phylum: Chordata, * Class: ...
Irrawaddy Dolphins Disappearing from the Mekong River. Isabel L. Beasley, Ph.
D. As a result of intense competition with humans for freshwater resources, ...
Jan 28, 2014 ... Irrawaddy Dolphin ( Orcaella brevirostris). These dolphins are dark gray or dark
blue in color and they have a lighter gray underneath.