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Dusky Dolphin

Dusky Dolphin
Photographer: Allen McC


Dusky Dolphin
Photographer: Allen McC


The size of a Dusky Dolphin compared to an average human
The size of a Dusky Dolphin compared
to an average human

Dusky Dolphin Range Map (S Atlantic, S Pacific & Indian Ocean)
Dusky Dolphin Range Map
(S Atlantic, S Pacific & Indian Ocean)
Latin Name Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location S Atlantic, S Pacific & Indian Ocean
Colour Blue/Black, Grey & White
Length 1.7 - 2.1 m (5.5 - 7 ft)
Weight 70 - 85 Kg (155 - 185 lbs)
Life Expectancy -

Subspecies

Subspecies of the Dusky Dolphin are:

South American Dusky Dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obscurus fitzroyi

South African Dusky Dolphin
Lagenorhynchus obscurus obscurus


Interesting Facts

The Dusky Dolphin was first described by John Edward Gray in 1828

Similar Animals

Peale's Dolphin
Hourglass Dolphin
White-Beaked Dolphin
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
 


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