Species Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) (Risso's dolphin)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Cetacea
  • ---- family: Delphinidae
  • ----- species: Grampus griseus
Characteristics:carnivore; length: 4m; grey coloured with numerous white scratch-marks; dorsal fin; crease running from blowhole to upper lip; large forhead (melon),
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 274
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Date: 2009-04-23
Creator: Robert Pitman, NOAA Fisheries
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Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/31618071
Date: 2011-08-02
Creator: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Comments: A book of whales London,J. Murray;1900. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1398442
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