Species Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) (Beakless dolphin)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Cetacea
  • ---- family: Delphinidae
  • ----- species: Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Characteristics:carnivore; length:2,1m; dark above, white below, grey along the flanks with black blaze, small beak; dorsal fin is sickle shaped;
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 276
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/27185926
Creator: Dr. Mridula Srinivasan, NOAA/NMFS/OST/AMD.
Permission: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
Comments: English: Dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus). New Zealand.
Source: wikimedia
Permission: PD US NOAA
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/30195468
Date: 2011-08-02
Creator: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution License
Comments: A book of whales London,J. Murray;1900. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1398580

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