GALAPAGOS DOLPHINS FACTS

  • Category:
    Dolphins
  • Family:
    Delphinidae
  • Species:
    Bottle-nosed dolphin
    Common dolphin

Frequent inshore and offshore.

Dolphins are smaller than most whale species and possess streamlined bodies, usually with a prominent, centrally placed dorsal fin, and a protruding beak. Their bodies have various patterns, colors and spotting which are often key to identification. Dolphins are generally social, capable of great speed, breathtaking acrobatics and bow-riding. They prey on a great variety of fish, squid and other marine life.

COMMON DOLPHIN

BOTTLE NOSED DOLPHIN

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