Fraser's dolphin

Fraser's dolphin

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Delphinidae
Species : Lagenodelphis hosei

 

The Fraser's dolphin, sarawak 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 Fraser
A young / baby of a Fraser is called a 'calf or pup'. The females are called 'cow' and males 'bull'. A Fraser group is called a 'team, school, pod, herd, alliance (male) or party (female)'.
Fraser's dolphin habitats
Epipelagic (0-200m) and Marine Oceanic
Some facts about the
Fraser's dolphin

Adult weight : 164 kg (360.8 lbs)

Female maturity :2646 days

Gestation : 335 days

Litter size : 1

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Facts about the Fraser's dolphin

Delphinidae Genus: Lagenodelphis Species: hosei Binomial name Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser's Dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) is a cetacean in .

Description: Fraser's Dolphin is robust and has small pointed flippers and dorsal fin.

Distribution Lagenodelphis hosei is pantropical and ranges north to the Gulf of Mexico, Islas Canarias, West Africa (van Waerebeek et al.

Fraser's Dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) is a cetacean in the genus Delphinidae found in deep waters in the Pacific Ocean and to a lesser extent in the Indian and Atlantic Oceans.

Fraser's dolphins are occasionally taken by subsistence whalers in St.

Fraser's dolphins are stocky-looking, have a very short beak, and very small flippers and flukes.

Fraser’s dolphin is considered an “oceanic” species, meaning that it will avoid shallow inshore waters.

Recognition at sea: Fraser's Dolphins are most likely to be confused with Common Dolphins and Striped Dolphins, both of which have longer beaks and larger flippers and dorsals.

Species Corner Fraser's Dolphins (Lagenodelphis hosei) By Andy Schiro Fraser's Dolphin, Lagenodelphis hosei, is one of the least known cetacean species.

Distribution: The distribution of the Fraser's dolphin is not very well known. (Full text)

Field ID: Stocky body, Blue-grey skin colour, Dark lateral stripe, Small fin, Short, defined beak, Small, narrow flippers Length (metres): New-born Fraser's dolphins are about 1 metre (39in) long, and adults are between (Full text)

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

AKA: sarawak dolphin, shortsnout dolphin, Bornean dolphin, white-bellied dolphin, Fraser’s porpoise Fraser's dolphins are bluish gray with white underside. (Full text)

Description: Fraser's dolphin is robust and has small pointed flippers and dorsal fin. (Full text)

Recognition at Sea: Fraser's dolphins are most likely to be confused with Common dolphins and Striped dolphins, both of which have longer beaks and larger flippers and dorsals. (Full text)

Description & Fascinating FactsFraser's dolphin, Lagenodelphis hosei, is a stocky cetacean with a short but distinct beak. (Full text)

Fraser's dolphins are generally found in offshore waters, however they have been seen near shores surrounded by deep water such as Indonesia, the Lesser Antilles, and the Philippines. (Full text)

Fraser's Dolphin Fraser's Dolphin in the news Fraser's Dolphin :Animalia :Chordata :Mammalia :Eutheria :Cetacea :Odontoceti :Delphinidae :Lagenodelphis :hosei Binomial name Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser's Dolphin range Fraser's Dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) is a cetacean in the genus Delphinidae found in deep waters in the Pacific Ocean and to a lesser extent in the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. (Full text)

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