Heaviside's dolphin

Heaviside's dolphin

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Delphinidae
Species : Cephalorhynchus heavisidii

 

The Benguela dolphin, heaviside's dolphin is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Heaviside
A young / baby of a Heaviside is called a 'calf or pup'. The females are called 'cow' and males 'bull'. A Heaviside group is called a 'team, school, pod, herd, alliance (male) or party (female)'.
Countries
Namibia and South Africa
Heaviside's dolphin habitats
Epipelagic (0-200m), Marine Neritic, Marine Oceanic and Pelagic

Facts about the Heaviside's dolphin

Description: Heaviside's Dolphin is small and stocky.

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Recognition at sea: Due to the striking combination of colours, Heaviside's Dolphins are not likely to be confused with any other species.

Recognition at Sea: Due to the striking combination of culours, Heaviside's Dolphins are not likely to be confused with any other species.

Heaviside's Dolphins are active and social animals. (Wiki)

Name Heaviside's Dolphin is actually named after a Captain Haviside who brought a specimen from Namibia to the United Kingdom early in the 19th Century. (Wiki)

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

Behavior:The Heaviside’s Dolphin is usually unemotional and will appear to be fairly shy. (Full text)

3 Physical description 4 References [edit]Name Heaviside's Dolphin is actually named after a Captain Haviside who brought a specimen from Namibia to the United Kingdom early in the 19th Century. (Full text)

Heaviside's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) is a small dolphin that is found off the coast of Namibia and the west coast of South Africa. (Full text)

Heaviside's Dolphin range Heaviside's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) is a small dolphin that is found off the coast of Namibia and the west coast of South Africa. (Full text)

Heaviside's dolphins are found in small groups of 1-10 animals, although pairs or groups of 3 are most common. (Full text)

Warnings & CommentsHeaviside's dolphin, Cephalorhynchus heavisidii, is protected from commercial hunting, although their proximity to the shore make them vulnerable to being caught by harpoons or guns for human consumption. (Full text)

Binomial name Cephalorhynchus heavisidii Heaviside's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) is a small dolphin that is found off the coast of Namibia and the west coast of South Africa. (Full text)

:Animalia :Chordata :Mammalia :Eutheria :Cetacea :Odontoceti :Delphinidae :Cephalorhynchus :heavisidii Binomial name Cephalorhynchus heavisidii Heaviside's Dolphin range Heaviside's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) is a small dolphin that is found off the coast of Namibia and the west coast of South Africa. (Full text)

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