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COMMON NAME: Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphin

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sousa plumbea


SUBORDER: Odontoceti

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LENGTH: 2.8m

  • Prominient melon, hump under the fin is very

  • 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

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