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Near Threatened #93 Australian Snubfin Dolphin (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugSep 24, 2022, 7:24:08 AM

The Australian Snubfin Dolphin is a species of dolphin native to the coast of Australia and is listed as near-threatened. 

Reasons for near=threatened status - Hunting, bycatching, habitat loss & degradation, pollution, climate change.

Conservation efforts - 

  • It is protected by law

Australian Snubfin Dolphin Facts -

Science Name: Orcaella heinsohni

Size: 2 - 2.2 m 

Weight: 114 -133 kg

Native Locations: Coast of Australia 

Lifespan: 20 - 28 years

Population: less than 10,000

Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)


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