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Species profile—Feresa attenuata (pygmy killer whale)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Delphinidae (dolphins) → Feresa attenuata (pygmy killer whale)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Delphinidae (dolphins)
Scientific name
Feresa attenuata Gray, 1875
Common name
pygmy killer whale
WildNet taxon ID
1045
Alternate name(s)
slender blackfish
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1045

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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