COMMON NAME: Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sousa plumbea

SUBORDER: Odontoceti

LENTGH: 2.8m

  • Prominient melon, hump under the fin is very
    prominent

  • Coastal species, rarely observed in waters >30
    metres deep

  • Forms small pods of fewer than 10 individuals, but
    have been seen in larger groups in the Arabian Gulf