bottlenose dolphins swimming off scofield blaise pezold lmn 15 oct 2016 plaq parish
Second photo shows playing with kelp on dorsal fin
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.