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Species profile—Tursiops aduncus (Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Delphinidae (dolphins) → Tursiops aduncus (Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Delphinidae (dolphins)
Scientific name
Tursiops aduncus (Ehrenberg, 1833)
Common name
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin
WildNet taxon ID
22372
Synonym(s)
Tursiops truncatus aduncus
Delphinus catalania
Delphinus aduncus
Alternate name(s)
spotted bottlenose dolphin
inshore bottlenose dolphin
Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin
long-beaked bottle-nosed dolphin
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
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=22372

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
23 October 2019
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