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Lagenodelphis hosei (Fraser's Dolphin)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Fraser's dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) or the Sarawak dolphin is a cetacean in the family Delphinidae found in deep waters in the Pacific Ocean and to a lesser extent in the Indian and Atlantic Oceans.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.44
EDGE Score: 2.13


Adult Weight [1]  361.56 lbs (164.00 kg)
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Piscivore
Diet - Fish [2]  60 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  40 %
Forages - Marine [2]  100 %
Female Maturity [1]  7 years 3 months
Gestation [1]  11 months 5 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [3]  1
Maximum Longevity [3]  16 years
Snout to Vent Length [3]  8.659 feet (264 cm)

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States

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External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5FRASER'S DOLPHIN (LAGENODELPHIS HOSEI FRASER, 1956) IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL, Ignacio B. Moreno, Daniel Danilewicz, Márcio Borges-Martins, Paulo H. Ott, Glauco Caon and Larissa R. Oliveira, LAJAM 2(1): 39-46, January/June 2003
6Food partitioning among three sympatric odontocetes (Grampus griseus, Lagenodelphis hosei, and Stenella attenuata), MING-CHIH WANG, KWANG-TSAO SHAO, SHIANG-LIN HUANG, LIEN-SIANG CHOU, MARINE MAMMAL SCIENCE Volume 28, Issue 2, pages E143–E157, April 2012
7CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0