Small Cetacean

Small Cetacean

Observation - Small Cetacean. Description: Rather less active and considerably larger animals than the common dolphins observed earlier. They did not leap clear of the water, but frequently broke surface and exhaled 'blows' before curving back underwater. Large, hooked dorsal fins. Maintained the

Rather less active and considerably larger animals than the common dolphins observed earlier. They did not leap clear of the water, but frequently broke surface and exhaled 'blows' before curving back underwater. Large, hooked dorsal fins. Maintained their distance from the ship, simply passing by rather than approaching it. Group of two adults and a calf pictured, but others were present. Estimate size as 3 to 5 metres in length.