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) ...
Irrawaddy dolphins live in both saltwater and freshwater in South and Southeast
Asia. They are widespread in coastal areas, but they now only survive in three ...
Taxonomic Notes: Dolphins of the genus Orcaella were recently split into two
species, the Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris and the Snub-fin Dolphin O.
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 ...
Find out what's known about Irrawaddy Dolphins, Orcaella brevirostris,
Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats,
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 ...
Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) are found throughout much of the
tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific region; along the coasts of India,
Irrawaddy Dolphins Disappearing from the Mekong River. Isabel L. Beasley, Ph.
D. As a result of intense competition with humans for freshwater resources, ...