Dolphins

Delphinidae

Indo-Pacific Bottle-nosed Dolphin

Tursiops aduncus   TL 2.4m What does it look like? Grey to brownish-grey above, paler below. Beak with upwardly curving mouth and dorsal fin backwardly sloping and moderately tall. Beak longer and flippers larger than in the Common Bottle-nosed Dolphin . Where is it found? Temperate and tropical waters worldwide. Found in all Australian states and NT, but more common in southern oceans. ...

Common Bottle-nosed Dolphin

Tursiops truncatus TL 3.1m What does it look like? Grey to brownish-grey above, paler below. Beak with upwardly curving mouth and dorsal fin backwardly sloping and moderately tall. Beak shorter and flippers smaller than the Indo-Pacific Bottle-nosed Dolphin . Where is it found? Temperate and tropical waters worldwide. Found in all Australian states and NT, but more common in southern...