The Risso's Dolphin is
an oceanic dolphin. It can be found in oceans all over the world.
Risso Dolphin's body is generally sturdy and behind the
dorsal fin is slender. Its melon
is huge, and the snout is almost
nonexistent. Its dorsal fins are median sized, predominate, and
high. Its pectoral fins are long and thin and its body is dark gray,
with a long white area on the throat, chest and stomach. Its fins
are blades. Risso Dolphin has 10 to 15 large coned shaped teeth on both
jaws. Scars are made with teeth marks. They can become so covered
with them that they are almost completely white.
to 14ft. 1in.
6in. to 5ft.10in.
over the world.
to 30 years.