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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Irrawaddy Dolphin

Beauty Of Animal | Irrawaddy Dolphin  | Dolphin Irrawaddy (Orcaella brevirostris) is a type of dolphin peripheral euryhaline present in subpopulations intermittently near the coastline, estuaries and rivers in parts of the Bay of Bengal and South East Asia.The dolphins was first described by Sir Richard Owen in 1866, based on sample found in 1852, in the port of Visakhapatnam on the east coast of India. and is one of the two species in its genus. Sometimes it was a different account in the same family and contain only Monodontidae and Delphinapteridae. There is now widespread agreement because it is based in the family Delphinidae.Genetically, and is closely linked to the Irrawaddy dolphin killer whale (ORCA).

Brevirostris and species name comes from the Latin meaning a short beak. In 2005, genetic analysis showed snubfin Australian dolphin found in Australia's north coast is the second species in the genus Orcaella.Generally, the color of dolphins, "a gray to blue dark slate, under the colors, with no distinctive pattern. And dorsal fin small and rounded behind the middle of the back. The front is high and rounded, and the beak is not available. And fins broad and rounded. These types found on the island of Borneo, and the pig sea ​​finless, Neophocaena phocaenoides, and the like has no back fin humpback dolphin, Sousa chinensis, is bigger and longer and wider beak and dorsal fin.

Several common names for brevirostris O. Include: English: dolphins, Chilika local dialect: baslnyya Magar or bhuasuni Magar (dolphin oil yield), Oriya: tents and good, French: orcelle, Spanish: dolphin Irrawaddy Dell, and German: Irrawadi dolphin Burmese: labai, Indonesia: pesut, Malay: lumbalumba, Rouge: ph'sout, Laos: pha'ka and Filipino: lampasut, Thai, one of the names is the People's Liberation Army of China Hua bats and, because the thought that the president closer to resemble the form of a bowl Buddhist monk, Hua and bats.


 Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:     Chordata
Class:     Mammalia
Order:     Cetacea
Family:     Delphinidae
Genus:     Orcaella
Species:     O. brevirostris

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