Threatened species of Australophocaena dioptrica

Other Names:
Threatened species of Spectacled porpoise

Spectacled porpoises are taken in fisheries including gillnet fisheries in Tierra del Fuego and southeastern Chile. They are also taken in some bottom and mid-water trawls in Argentina. The extent to which is not well known.


The IUCN considers Australophoceana diotropical as "Data Deficient".

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
24.10.2017 – 18:37 CEST