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Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin (Sousa chinensis)


ESA Proposed Endangered - Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin
MMPA - all marine mammals are protected under the MMPA
CITES Appendix I - throughout its range


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Family: Delphinidae
Genus: Sousa
Species: chinensis

Key Documents

(All documents are in PDF format.)
Title Federal Register Date
Proposed Rule to list the Taiwanese humpback dolphin as endangered under the ESA 82 FR 28802 06/26/2017
Draft Status Review of the Taiwanese humpback dolphin 03/2017
90-day Finding on petition to list the Taiwanese humpback dolphin under the ESA 81 FR 29515 05/12/2016
Petition to list the Taiwanese humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis taiwanensis) under the ESA   03/09/2016
12-month Finding: Eastern Taiwan Strait population of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin "Not Warranted" for Listing 79 FR 74954 12/16/2014

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

79 FR 9880 02/21/2014

More Information

Updated: June 26, 2017