Species Tursiops australis Charlton-Robb, Gershwin, Thompson, Austin, Owen & McKechnie, 2011
- Tursiops australis Charlton-Robb, K., Gershwin, L., Thompson, R., Austin, J., Owen, K. & McKechnie, S. 2011. A new dolphin species, the Burrunan Dolphin Tursiops australis sp. nov., endemic to southern Australian coastal waters. PLoS ONE (Public Library of Science) 6(9): 1-17 .
Type data:Holotype QVM 1365 ♀ ('previously published as the female of the southern form of Tursiops maugeanus Iredale & Troughton, 1934'), Hobblers Bridge, North Esk River, 5 km upstream from Tamar River.
Paratype(s) NMV 17 specimens, ♂ and ♀ (also in TMAG), from Port Philip Bay and Gippsland Lakes, Victoria.
Extra Distribution Information
Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)