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Irrawaddy dolphin


The Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) is a euryhaline species of oceanic dolphin found in discontinuous subpopulations near sea coasts and in estuaries  ...

Irrawaddy Dolphin | Species | WWF


Irrawaddy dolphins are found in coastal areas in South and Southeast Asia, and in three rivers: the Ayeyarwady (Myanmar), the Mahakam (Indonesian Borneo) ...

Save Our Species - Preventing Bycatch of Irrawaddy Dolphins in the ...


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 ...

Orcaella brevirostris (Irrawaddy Dolphin, Snubfin Dolphin)


Taxonomic Notes: Dolphins of the genus Orcaella were recently split into two species, the Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris and the Snub-fin Dolphin O.

Irrawaddy dolphin videos, photos and facts - Orcaella brevirostris ...


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 ...

Coastal Dolphins - WCS.org


In 2009, WCS researchers found 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins swimming in the Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh and adjacent waters of the Bay of ...

Irrawaddy Dolphins, Orcaella brevirostris ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Irrawaddy Dolphins, Orcaella brevirostris, Mammalia, Cetacea, Delphinidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Dolphin's Death Leaves Only 5 Of Her Kind - The Dodo


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 ...

ADW: Orcaella brevirostris: INFORMATION


Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) are found throughout much of the tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific region; along the coasts of India, Bangladesh, ...

STW - Irrawaddy Dolphin - Save The Whales!


Irrawaddy Dolphins Disappearing from the Mekong River. Isabel L. Beasley, Ph. D. As a result of intense competition with humans for freshwater resources, ...

Irrawaddy Dolphin
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Delphinidae Genus: Orcaella
Species: Orcaella brevirostris
The Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) is a species of dolphin found near coasts and in estuaries in parts of south-east Asia. The Irrawaddy Dolphin was identified by Sir Richard Owen in 1866 and is the only species in its... More »
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Irrawaddy dolphin | WWF


The Irrawaddy dolphin exists in small isolated populations around Southeast Asia. Some populations are close to extinction such as the those in the Mekong ...

Irrawaddy Dolphin Species Guide - WDC


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  ...

CMS: Orcaella brevirostris, Irrawaddy dolphin


Irrawaddy dolphins are discontinuously distributed mostly in the coastal, shallow, brackish, or fresh turbid waters at the mouths of rivers in southeastern Asia.