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Hector's dolphin (Delphinidae hectori)

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Hector's dolphin
(Delphinidae hectori)
Photo: Mridula Srinivasan, NOAA


Status
ESA Candidate Species - throughout its range

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Family: Delphinidae
Genus: hectori
Species: species

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date

90-Day Finding on a Petition to List Multiple Species and Subpopulations of Marine Mammals under the ESA

79 FR 9880 02/21/2014

Updated: March 17, 2014

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