Burmeister's porpoise

Burmeister's porpoise

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SPECIES
Phocoena spinipinnis
WEIGHT
40-70 kg

Burmeister's porpoise is a species of porpoise endemic to the coast of South America. It was first described by Hermann Burmeister, for whom the species is named, in 1865. Locally it is known as marsopa espinosa and chancho marino .

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Distribution

Geography

Burmeister's porpoise habitat map

Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
10 months

References

1. Burmeister's porpoise Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmeister's_porpoise
2. Burmeister's porpoise on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/17029/50370481

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