Category Archives: Sousa

Enforcement paying off for the Atlantic humpback dolphin of Western Africa

TweetLike many threatened species, the Vulnerable Atlantic humpback dolphin (Sousa teuszii) is under pressure from anthropogenic activities. Industrial and commercial scale fishing forces locally-based artisanal fishers to within 200 metres of the beach – using their nets in critical habitat … Continue reading

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There are four (maybe more) separate species of Sousa

TweetBy Peter Corkeron (20th April 2014) Dolphins in the genus Sousa, the humpback dolphins, occur in coastal waters of West Africa, around the Indian Ocean, and in SE Asia and Australia. A recent scientific paper starts to clarify the number … Continue reading

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