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COMMON NAME: Risso's Dolphin

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Grampus griseus


SUBORDER: Odontoceti

Grampus IMG_2432.jpg

LENGTH: 3.5m

  • Robust body with a narrow tailstock

  • Bulbous head with an indistinct beak

  • Typically found in groups that average between 10
    and 30 but may form much larger groups of 500+

  • Adult bodies are usually heavily scarred, with scratches from teeth raking between dolphins

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