Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus)

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Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin fact file

Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCetartiodactyla
FamilyDelphinidae
GenusTursiops (1)

Information on the Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin.
French
Grand Dauphin De L'Océan Indien.
Spanish
Delfin Mular Del Oceano Indico.
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Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin status

Classified as Data deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (September, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org
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Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin swimming  
Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin swimming

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