Orcaella brevirostris

Published on 21 March was a review of the literature and overview of the contemporary use of aquatic megafauna (cetaceans, sirenians, chelonians, and crocodylians) in the global tropics and subtropics, for 37 species listed on the Appendices of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).

22 Mar 2022
Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, Pacific Islands Cetaceans
IUCN StatusCritically endangered
Date of entry in Appendix I2009
Date of entry in Appendix II1991
Geographic range
Countries Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam

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Common names
EnglishIrrawaddy Dolphin
FrenchDauphin De L'Irrawaddy
SpanishDelfín del río irrawaddy
GermanIrrawadi delphin
Scientific name Orcaella brevirostris

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