The Bottlenose dolphin
is an oceanic and coastal dolphin. It can be found all over the
world. The Bottlenose Dolphin
has a slender and robust body. The
melon of this dolphin is
convex. The snout is short and wide. The dorsal fin is curved and
tapered to a point, medium sized and is tall. The pectoral fins
are relatively short
and the flukes have a medium sized notch. The Bottlenose dolphin
is dark gray on the back, and the stomach is white or pink. The
flanks are light gray. The lower jaw is longer then the top jaw.
There are 18 to 26 small coned-shaped teeth.
to 4ft 3in
||35 years or
eel, catfish, rays, shrimp, crab, octopus, and small sharks
to other dolphins: