The Pacific Right
Sided Dolphin is an oceanic dolphin. It can be found in the
coastal waters of the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea. Its body is
fusiform and its snout is just slightly distinct form the head.
Its dorsal fin is
low, falcate, and is slightly rounded. Its
pectorals are small and
the flukes have a median notch. This dolphin's coloring is dark
gray and black on the back, and the stomach is white. It has a
light gray oval near the flukes and a thin pale gray band starts at
the eyes and widens as it goes to the oval near the flukes. Its snout
fins, and flukes are black.
The Pacific White-sided dolphin has 23 to 33
small coned shaped teeth on each side of both jaws.
ft 6in to 7ft 9in.
ft 6in to 3ft 6in.
waters of North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea
hakes, herrings, sardines, and octopus.