COMMON NAME: Common Bottlenose Dolphin

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tursiops truncatus

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SUBORDER: Odontoceti

LENTGH: 4m

  • Short, thick rostrum with clear crease

  • Almost black on top near the dorsal fin and light gray to almost white on the belly

  • May travel alone or in groups

  • Stocky body, often scarred in adults

  • Lacks ventral spotting