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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


One of the earliest recorded descriptions of the Irrawaddy dolphin was by Sir Richard Owen in 1866 based on a specimen found in 1852, in the harbour of ...

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) ...

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 ...

It has a round head and no beak and is occassionally mistaken for a beluga whale or a porpoise (Source: Shah). Like other river dolphins , the Irrawaddy dolphin is shy and travels in small groups. Irrawaddy dolphins along the Mekong rivers are reported to help fisherm... More »
By Laura Klappenbach, About.com Guide

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 - Save Our Species


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 ...

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.

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 ...

Odisha: Carcass of Irrawaddy Dolphin Found
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Carcass of Irrawaddy dolphin found
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Popular Q&A
Q: Why is the Irrawaddy dolphin extinct.
A: The Irrawaddy Dolphin isn't extinct yet; although it. is. endangered. If we aren't careful then the dolphins could die out :(. Read More »
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Q: What is the life span of an Irrawaddy dolphin.
A: From about 28 - 30 years. Read More »
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Q: What is the slogan for saving the Irrawaddy dolphin?
A: blah blah blah! who ever said that is a big dummi! shame. naa jokes. but still you are a dummy. and yeah block me if you want. Read More »
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Q: Are Irrawaddy Dolphins thretend?
A: The Irrawaddy Dolphins are threatened with olny less than a 100 left Read More »
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Q: Irrawaddy Dolphin facts.
A: Irrawaddy Dolphin. Irrawaddy dolphin, a euryhaline species of oceanic dolphin found in discontinuous subpopulations near sea coasts and in estuaries and rivers ... Read More »
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