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La Plata Dolphin

The size of a La Plata Dolphin compared to an average human
The size of a La Plata Dolphin
compared to an average human


La Plata Dolphin Range Map (Coastal Waters - Atlantic Ocean)
La Plata Dolphin Range Map
(Coastal Waters - Atlantic Ocean)


Latin Name Pontoporia blainvillei
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location Atlantic Ocean
Colour Grey
Length Up to 1.8 m (5.9 ft)
Weight Up to 50 Kg (110 lbs)
Life Expectancy Up to 20 Yrs

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the La Plata Dolphin.

Interesting Facts

La Plata Dolphins are also known as:
Franciscana

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