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Sotalia fluviatilis   (Gervais & Deville, 1853)

tucuxi

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic-neritic; freshwater.  Tropical; 17°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic, Southeast Pacific and South America Inland Waters: Sotalia fluviatilis fluviatilis: Freshwater, Amazon River (Ref. 1522).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 210 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); max. published weight: 40.0 kg (Ref. 1394)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found mostly nearshore and in estuaries. The riverine species feeds on a wide variety of fish, mostly small schooling species and the coastal species consume pelagic and demersal fish and cephalopods. Maximum length: coastal, 210 cm; riverine, 160 cm (Ref. 1394). Found mostly nearshore and in estuaries. The riverine species feeds on a wide variety of fish, mostly small schooling species and the coastal species consume pelagic and demersal fish and cephalopods (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)


CMS (Ref. 116361)


Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.4 - 28.1, mean 27.3 (based on 286 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown