Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli)
|Also known as:||white-flanked porpoise|
|French:||Marsouin De Dall|
|Spanish:||Marsopa De Dall|
- Dall’s porpoises are opportunistic feeders and will eat a range of fish and squid.
- Usually found in groups of 10-20 individuals, Dall’s porpoises have been observed in groups of up to 200 when feeding.
- Male Dall’s porpoises are sexually mature at about 8 years, and females at about 7 years.
- Dall’s porpoise calves are born after a gestation of 10 to 12 months.
Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).
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