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river dolphin

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Noun1.river dolphin - any of several long-snouted usually freshwater dolphins of South America and southern Asia
dolphin - any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises
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It is the second most endangered freshwater dolphin species in the world, the first being 'functionally extinct' Yangtze river dolphin.
It is the second most endangered freshwater dolphin species in the world, the first being the 'functionally extinct' Yangtze river dolphin.
The area is home to the endangered Irrawady River Dolphin, although Medusa Mining CEO Boyd Timler previously said a potential mine would be unlikely to affect the dolphins, which reside in a stretch of the Mekong River about 35 kilometres west of the exploration area.
The Indus River dolphin, known as the second-most endangered freshwater species in the world and listed among the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's threatened species, is struggling for its survival.
Project goal: Acquiring data about how threatened the Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) is in the Amazon basin
For example, the recent virtual extinction of the Yangtze River Dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer) in China (Smith et al.
The number of the endangered Indus River dolphin, also known as bhulan or the 'blind dolphin', is on the rise a significant positive development despite pollution threat, a study conducted by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Pakistan has revealed.
LAHORE -- The fourth survey of the Indus River dolphin by the WWF-Pakistan which covered the area from Chashma to Sukkur barrages revealed that the number of dolphins has increased.
LAHORE -- WWF-Pakistan on Tuesday unveiled the preliminary results of its Indus River dolphin survey with a report titled "Signs of hope for the endemic and endangered Bhulan" highlighting a significant increase in the population of the species since 2001.
org/species/amazon-river-dolphin) Amazon river dolphin .
The final hosts of Anisakidae in the Amazon basin are cetaceans widely distributed in the fluvial waters of the region, particularly the tucuxi dolphin (Sotalia fluviatilis) and the pink river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis).