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Phocoenoides dalli   (True, 1885)

Dall's porpoise
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Phocoenidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 240 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 220 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 200.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Environment

Pelagic

Climate / Range

Temperate; 90°N - 0°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean and the Arctic: Phocoenoides dalli dalli: Sea of Okhotsk, Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska, Sea of Japan, California Current, Baja California Norte, Alaska; Phocoenoides dalli truei: Kuril, Japan. Temperate through subarctic zones.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Mainly an offshore deepwater inhabitant, but occurs in narrow channels and fjords where the water is clear and relatively deep (Ref. 1522). Feeds on surface and mid-water fish and squid, especially lanternfish and gonatid squid (Ref. 1394). Feeds on surface and mid-water fish and squid, especially lanternfish and gonatid squid (Ref. 1394); mainly an offshore deepwater inhabitant, but occurs in narrow channels and fjords where the water is clear and relatively deep (Ref. 1522).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown