Black dolphin, Commerson's dolphin, Heaviside's dolphin, and Hector's dolphin

Black dolphin, Commerson's dolphin, Heaviside's dolphin, and Hector's dolphin

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Delphinidae
Genus : Cephalorhynchus

 

Animals in the genus Cephalorhynchus

Commerson's dolphin
Black dolphin
Hector's dolphin
Facts about the genus Cephalorhynchus, the black dolphin, Commerson's dolphin, Heaviside's dolphin, and Hector's dolphin

Cephalorhynchus Cephalorhynchus is a genus in the Delphinidae (dolphin) family.

Cephalorhynchus Cephalorhynchus in the news Cephalorhynchus is a genus in the Delphinidae (dolphin) family.

Cephalorhynchus is a genus in the Delphinidae (dolphin) family. (Wiki)

Cephalorhynchus Cephalorhynchus is a genus in the Delphinidae (dolphin) family.

We investigate the hypotheses that Cephalorhynchus is a monophyletic genus or, alternatively, that the four species have arisen separately from pelagic Lissodelphine species and have converged morphologically.

delp Cephalorhynchus is taken deliberately off the coast of South America and is subject to accidental killing by fishermen and crabbers throughout its range; the genus is considered to be especially vulnerable to coastal purse seining.

Cephalorhynchus: Southern Dolphins, or Piebald Dolphins Cephalorhynchus is taken deliberately off the coast of South America and is subject to accidental killing by fishermen and crabbers throughout its range; the genus is considered to be especially vulnerable to coastal purse seining.

Description: Hector's Dolphin is small and stocky with a characteristic round black dorsal.

Hector's dolphin is endemic to the coastal waters of New Zealand, where it is threatened by fisheries bycatch, pollutants and boat disturbance.

The Hector's Dolphin is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species] (Full text)

html Hector's Dolphin Fact Sheet: The Hector's dolphin is only found off the coast of New Zealand, which means it is endemic to New Zealand. (Full text)

The Hector's dolphin is only found off the coast of New Zealand, which means it is endemic to New Zealand. (Full text)

"Clearly, the North Island Hector's dolphin is headed for extinction unless the government does something dramatic to prevent it," said Chris Howe, Director of Conservation at WWF-New Zealand.

Hector's dolphin is not only one of the rarest dolphins in the world, but also one of the smallest.

New Zealand's Hector's dolphin is officially a threatened species

Hector's dolphin are the smallest dolphin which tags have been applied so they could only be small. (Full text)

… Hector's dolphin are the smallest dolphin which tags have been applied so they could only be … Black Cat New Zealand Scenic Cruises Christchurch Attractions New … If you own your own boat, and see the Hector's Dolphin, ask the driver to slow down to avoid … If you ever see a Hector's Dolphin stranded on the beach, … Whale Web: Hector's Dolphin It's not hard to identify the Hector's dolphin with their distinctive markings. (Full text)

industry's proposals to protect North Island Hector's dolphin are totally inadequate, the Forest and Bird . (Full text)

the South Island Hector's dolphin and Maui's dolphin (North Island Hector's dolphin) are threatened by set net fishing.

"Around 100 Hector's dolphin are estimated to be left on the West Coast of the North Island between Mokau and Dargaville.

“If any Hector’s dolphin are sighted, the trawl tow will not be completed, the net will be carefully retrieved, and the next tow must be at least two nautical miles away,” Mr Hodgson said. (Full text)

fishing industry's proposals to protect North Island Hector's dolphin are totally inadequate, the Forest and Bird Protection Society said today. (Full text)

The lungs of Hector’s dolphin are small, only about the size of human lungs, so they drown in about the same period of time a human would if they get tangled in set nets.

Hector's Dolphin are listed as threatened under New Zealand legislation, bringing its classification in line with the previous IUCN listing of the species as Vulnerable (VU).

Maui’s dolphin and Hector’s dolphin are visually very similar and are much smaller than other dolphins found in New Zealand waters.

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