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Bottle-nosed Dolphin

Observed: 6th August 2007 By: Jeff BlincowJeff Blincow’s reputation in MammalsJeff Blincow’s reputation in MammalsJeff Blincow’s reputation in Mammals
Bottle-nosed Dolphin
Species interactions

No interactions present.


the naturalist man's picture

Bottlenose dolphins

Even without the clearly visible, steeply swept back dorsal fin and prominant long muzzle this would have been a relatively easy one to agree with, considering where you were.

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Any individual ID?

I'm not sure if that is water in front of the dorsal or if it is marked (though I guess it is a splash). If it is marked, it would be pretty easy to identify in a catalogue (which I think WDCS hold for this location). There are some bumps and nicks on the trailing edge, so individual ID may be possible.

Presumably that's a calf/juvenile alongside, suggesting a female