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Indian Humpback Dolphin

Indian Humpback Dolphin Range Map (Indian Ocean)
Indian Humpback Dolphin Range Map
(Indian Ocean)


The size of an Indian Humpback Dolphin compared to an average human
The size of an Indian Humpback Dolphin
compared to an average human


Latin Name Sousa plumbea
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location Indian Ocean
Colour Grey
Length 2.4 - 2.8 m (7.75 - 9.25 ft)
Weight 280 Kg (620 lbs)
Life Expectancy -

Habitat

Indian Humpback Dolphins are found in the Indian Ocean along the coasts of east Africa, Madagascar, India, Iran, Pakistan, the Arabian Peninsula and Thailand. They can also be found in the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. They prefer shallow, coastal waters and mangrove swamps.

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the Indian Humpback Dolphin.

Interesting Facts

Indian Humpback Dolphins are also known as:
Plumbeous Humpback Dolphin

Similar Animals

Atlantic Humpback Dolphin
Pacific Humpback Dolphin
 


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