Right whale dolphins

Right whale dolphins

Order : Cetacea
Suborder : Odontoceti
Family : Delphinidae
Genus : Lissodelphis

 

Animals in the genus Lissodelphis

Northern right whale dolphin
Southern right whale dolphin
Facts about the genus Lissodelphis, the right whale dolphins

Classification: The genus name, Lissodelphis, is translated as 'smooth dolphin', referring to the lack of a dorsal.

Distribution of the Northern right whale dolphins is highly variable apparently in response to seasonal and interannual oceanographic changes (Forney and Barlow 1998).

The lesson from the North Pacific (see account for Lissodelphis borealis), where high-seas driftnet fishing caused massive mortality of Northern Right Whale Dolphins, is that Southern Right Whale Dolphins would be vulnerable to any large-scale deployment of gillnets within their offshore range (cf.

New-born Right Whale Dolphins are about half the length of their parents. (Full text)

Classification: The genus name, Lissodelphis, is translated as 'smooth dolphin', referring. (Full text)

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Like the Pacific White-Sided Dolphin, Northern Right Whale Dolphins are endemic to the North Pacific, with an overlapping range. (Full text)

(Full text) (Full text) Northern Right Whale Dolphins are fast swimmers . (Full text)

Lissodelphis - Lissodelphis is a 13 metre catamaran, built in Auckland New Zealand in 1998, powered by twin 315HP Volvo diesel engines and has a cruise speed of 22 knots. (Full text)

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