Neophocaena phocaenoides

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 StatusVulnerable
Date of entry in Appendix II1979
Geographic range
Countries Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam

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Common names
EnglishFinless Porpoise
FrenchMarsouin Noir, Marsouin De L'Inde
SpanishMarsopa negra
GermanIndischer Schweinswal
Scientific name Neophocaena phocaenoides


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