Mammalia | Cetacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic-neritic; freshwater. Tropical; 17°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E
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)
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
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.4 - 28.1, mean 27.3 (based on 286 cells).
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)