Small coastal dolphins, endemic to southern Australia, have been recently described as a new species, Tursiops australis, with the common name the Burrunan dolphin (Charlton-Robb et al. 2011). The species consists of small genetically distinct populations with
It explains the necessity of MPA networks in the North East Atlantic and the Danish and German Part of the Baltic Sea, showing threatened species and habitats, even those of the deep sea e.g. at hydrothermal vents, fracture zones or deep trenches.