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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais & Deville, 1853)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais, 1853)

Common names

Bufeo negro [Spanish]
Sotalia [French]
Tucuxi [English]
Tucuxi [Dutch]

(Note - there are currently no agreed-upon common names for coastal Sotalia. The name tucuxi is used by locals only for the riverine animals. Brazilian fishermen call the marine animals Boto or Golfinho).

FAO Species Code

DELPH Sot 1 [FAO Species code]
TUC [FAO Species code]

Tucuxi (Sotalia fluviatilis)