Classification
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  • English
    • Oceanic Dolphins
    • Ocean Dolphins
  • Scientific Names
    • Delphinidae
  • Spanish
    • Delfines de océano

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Recent observations

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What

Common Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 1, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Short-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis

Observer

finatic

Date

August 23, 2015 02:32 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Bottlenose Dolphins Genus Tursiops

Observer

rreiner

Date

November 15, 2012

Description

Sailing offshore Baja Mexico we dropped the camera off the bow. Looks like bottle nose dolphin but I'm not sure. Good photos for you that do know dolphins.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 30, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 30, 2015

Description

We had large pods, sometimes bow-riding, with us at various times during this Alvaro's Adventures pelagic

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What

Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 30, 2015 03:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Orca Orcinus orca

Observer

elinpierce

Date

July 19, 2015 11:37 AM CDT

Description

This pod of 4 individuals were enroute to some area deeper in the fjord. Beautiful day with numerous small fishing boats nearby. Also, 3 other orca pods in general area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Orca Orcinus orca

Observer

elinpierce

Date

July 19, 2015 11:30 AM CDT

Description

At the opening of this fjord, Aialik Bay, there were 3-4 pods of Orcas swimming through...with about 4 individuals in each pod. Most had some little ones along.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 28, 2015 11:30 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Orca Orcinus orca

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 28, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

Description

What a day! First saw this group of orcas from a far distance killing a dolphin. After they ate it, they felt frisky, and baby orca (main photo) breached twice and did lots of tail slaps. One of the young males did a back jump (see upside down photo). This activity annoyed a humpback whale, who came over and tried to chase away the orcas with loud trumpeting sounds. However, baby orca was still feeling frisky so porpoised next to the humpback for several minutes - there's one photo where the humpback's fin is visible in the foreground.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin Stenella frontalis

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

May 28, 2011

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin Stenella frontalis

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

March 31, 2009
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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.