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    • Delphinidae
  • Spanish
    • Delfines de océano
  • English
    • Ocean Dolphins

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

vickie_biku

Date

April 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Estuarine Dolphin Sotalia fluviatilis

Observer

migueleq

Date

October 12, 2014 05:30 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

November 8, 2009

Description

Found dead during a research about dead marine birds and mammals on the coast.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Hector's dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori

Observer

chrismorse

Date

September 18, 2014 03:00 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

2 for certain (& I think a 3rd) 100m offshore near Coopers Lagoon, Canterbury (Note: One Hector's Dolphin seen on last visit on 13/8/14 -observation entered).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hector's dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori

Observer

chrismorse

Date

August 13, 2014 02:10 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hectors Dolphin slowly cruising along coastline about 100m off shore. Seemed to be just 1 individual.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Killer Whale Orcinus orca

Observer

marine_p

Date

December 27, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Dusky Dolphin Lagenorhynchus obscurus

Observer

bradenwhite

Date

July 23, 2014

Description

We saw a small pod off the coast of the Kaikoura Peninsula

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis) Delphinus delphis

Observer

jdenyer

Date

May 1, 2014

Description

Unknown bone found on beach in Bay of Islands. My young son is hoping it is from a moa. I have my doubts ;-)
Can anyone shed any light on it?

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Observer

timbir5

Date

October 12, 2014 12:27 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis

Observer

aunty

Date

June 20, 2014

Description

Large pod travelling with accompaning gannets in Firth of Thames.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Observer

aunty

Date

June 20, 2014

Description

Mothers and young swimming under the bow of a boat.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Hector's dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori

Observer

jeremyc-nz

Date

May 11, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two dolphins swimming along past New Brighton Pier

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Description from Wikipedia

Oceanic dolphins are members of the cetacean family Delphinidae. These marine mammals are related to whales and porpoises. They are found worldwide, mostly in the shallower seas of the continental shelves. As the name implies, these dolphins tend to be found in the open seas, unlike the river dolphins, although a few species such as the Irrawaddy dolphin are coastal or riverine.

No range data available.