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Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphin
Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Cetartiodactyla - even-toed ungulates »  family Delphinidae - dolphins »  genus Tursiops - Bottlenose Dolphins

Scientific synonyms

Delphinus nesernack
Delphinus truncatus Montagu, 1821
Tursiops maugeanus Iredale & Troughton, 1934
Tursiops nesarnack

Other names

= Bottlenosed Dolphin

IUCN category:Least Concern



Intertaxon relationships

predator: Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) - Killer Whale

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Tursiops truncatus gillii Dall, 1873
subspecies Tursiops truncatus ponticus Barabash-Nikiforov, 1940 - Black Sea Bottlenose Dolphin

Tursiops truncatus ponticus - Black Sea Bottlenose Dolphin

subspecies Tursiops truncatus truncatus (Montagu, 1821)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [b61e9dd5-7259-4db2-87b9-0cb40eaba374]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22563]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Tursiops truncatus Montagu, 1821]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)]

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