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Burmeister's Porpoise

The size of a Burmeister's Porpoise compared to an average human
The size of a Burmeister's Porpoise
compared to an average human


Burmeister's Porpoise Range Map (Coast of South America)
Burmeister's Porpoise Range Map
(Coast of South America)


Latin Name Phocoena spinipinnis
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location Coast of S America
Colour Dark Grey
Length 1.5 m (4.9 ft)
Weight 50 - 75 Kg (110 - 165 lbs)
Life Expectancy - Yrs

Main Characteristics


Burmeister's Porpoise can reach lengths up to 1.5 m (4.9 ft) and they typically weigh between 50 and 75 kgs (110 - 165 lbs).

Habitat

Burmeister's Porpoise are endemic to the coastal waters of South America.

Diet

Burmeister's Porpoise mainly feed on fish.

Breeding



Predators



Subspecies

There are no subspecies of Burmeister's Porpoise.

Interesting Facts

Burmeister's Porpoise are also known as:
Black Porpoise

Similar Animals

Vaquita
Dall's Porpoise
Finless Porpoise
Harbour Porpoise
Spectacled Porpoise
 


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