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Espécie de golfinho é descoberta

Animal era confundido com outros exemplares já conhecidos. Diferença só foi notada após exames realizados por universidade do país

  • Por: AQUABR
  • 16/09/2011
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Especialistas da Monash University, na Austrália, divulgaram nesta quinta-feira (15.09.2011) a descoberta de uma nova espécie de golfinho australiano, que vive na região de Melbourne.
 

Espécie de golfinho

A imagem mostra uma colônia de animais brincando próximo à baía de Port Philip. Até então, os cientistas achavam que tais exemplares eram da espécie de golfinho-nariz-de-garrafa, chamado em inglês de bottlenose (Tursiops truncatus).
 
Entretanto, a pesquisadora da Monash, Kate Charlton-Robb verificou a diferença a partir da comparação de crânios, DNA e traços físicos com espécimes já descritos no início do século passado, perto dos anos 1.900. Os golfinhos foram nomeados de Tursiops australis.
Fonte: G1/globo.com
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